Navigating the Ocean of Data

Thoughts from the IAB Canada Community It’s Data Season at IAB Canada and we are in the final stages of assembling a stellar cast of industry experts to join us on the stage at our Report on Data event on November 30. During…

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Who’s Paying (for) Attention?

It’s Data Season at IAB Canada. As we prepare for our Report on Data event on November 30th, we will be covering off all angles of the subject by exploring topics that range from privacy and brand safety to the…

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IAB Canada Gold Standard & Better Ads

Earlier this week, the Coalition for Better Ads (CBA) announced that it has developed a Better Ads Standard for mobile apps to expand its efforts to improve the online ad experience for consumers. The ad experiences identified in the Standard are…

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Privacy Deniers Beware – The Race to Compliance is On

With the Liberal government retaining power, the PIPEDA makeover is sure to stay at the top of the agenda. Meanwhile, Quebec’s new Bill 64 and the ongoing consultations in other provinces to ratchet up privacy laws ensures that privacy professionals and digital…

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Digital Reach Gets a Makeover

This week’s Business of Digital “Digital for Reach” event left the Canadian online advertising community with a lot to think about and to celebrate. While the industry works against the cookie clock to re-vamp the ecosystem to enable a privacy-first…

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What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?

What is the GDPR? In a nutshell, the General Data Protection Regulation is a new European legal framework governing the use of personal data. It will replace all existing national data protection laws across the EU and will apply across…

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GDPR – Countdown to Compliance – Are you Ready?

The fast-approaching General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been on our radar since 2016 but the enforcement date of May 25, 2018 is fast approaching. The implications of the international legislation are far reaching as all Canadian industry stakeholders who…

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New CASL Guidelines Released

Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has just released new Guidance on the use of implied consent under Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). Under CASL, consent (either express or implied) is required to send commercial electronic messages, subject to limited exceptions.…

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