Post Tagged with: "c-37"

The Liberal Tech Law Record: 2004-05

My weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, freely available version) examines the Liberal minority government' s record on technology law issues.  I suggest that much like the underlying policies themselves, the record is a mixed bag.  It falls into three groups of developments: (i) completed policies; (ii) policies that […]

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December 5, 2005 Comments are Disabled Columns

Canadian Do-Not-Call Legislation Receives Royal Assent

Bill C-37, the do-not-call bill, is now law in Canada.  Much to seemingly everyone' s surprise, the Senate put the bill on the fast track last week and granted it the necessary approvals.  Supreme Court Justice Michel Bastarache gave it royal assent late on Friday, minutes before the Senate adjourned.  […]

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November 27, 2005 2 comments News

Do-Not-Call List Bill Marches On

The Senate committee examining Bill C-37, the do-not-call legislation, has issued its report.  So much for oversight and review – the committee left the bill virtually unchanged with the exception of establishing an option for reduced penalties.  The bill is now subject to a Senate vote and goes back to […]

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November 23, 2005 Comments are Disabled News