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MRIA CEO takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Kara Mitchelmore accepts the challenge from our friends at CASRO in support of the ALS Society of Canada.

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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) 

While Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) comes into effect on July 1, 2014, there is still a considerable amount of ambiguity regarding how CASL will be applied and how it will affect various industries, including marketing research. The good news is that MRIA has received definitive confirmation from the federal government that the new law won’t apply to legitimate marketing research where there is no attempt to solicit. Read more...

Rogers, Telus tighten info disclosure policy

By Jim BronskillCanadian Press — Jul 16 2014

Two major telecommunications firms — Rogers and Telus — say they will no longer routinely give basic customer information to police and security agencies without first seeing a warrant. The moves follow a recent landmark Supreme Court of Canada decision affirming the right to online privacy. 


October 7 - 8, 2014
IPD Course
CMRE Prep Workshop

October 9, 2014
CSRC Event - Online
Webinar: Not the 51st State!

October 20 - 22, 2014
Other Event
IIR USA - The Market Research Event 2014

October 27 - 28, 2014
MRIA National Event
Comprehensive Marketing Research Exam (CMRE)

October 30, 2014
IPD Course - Calgary
Semiotics, Introduction: How Symbols, Packaging & Advertising communicate



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