Canada’s new Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) takes effect on July 1st. The new regulations require companies to get express consent from people, instead of the former standard of implied consent. The law also creates tougher penalties for those who would violate the new law.
British Columbia is finally taking steps to regulate off road vehicles in its Spring Legislative Session with the Off Road Vehicle Act (Bill 13). Off road vehicles can be environmentally destructive when they are used off appropriate roads and trails. This is especially true when they are used in environmentally sensitive areas.
On June 1st, 2014 Ontario will raise its minimum wage from $10.25 per hour to $11.00 per hour in order to reflect the rise in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) since the last minimum wage increase in 2010.