On July 1st, the Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) came into effect to limit companies and organizations from sending unwanted emails or installing unwanted programs onto people’s computers. Under this legislation, companies and organizations that sell products and services have until 2017 to obtain “explicit” consent from email recipients (that is, recipients must opt-in to continue receiving commercial electronic messages). However, this new legislation covers “commercial” electronic messages only (if a transaction does not happen, CASL does not apply), and fundraising emails from charities are exempt.
Alberta’s economy is undoubtedly one of the strongest in Canada with its large production of conventional crude oil and petrochemicals. In recent years, the booming economy has created a high rate of growth with around 4 million people now calling Alberta home. The job opportunities in the oil and gas sector are seemingly endless and the lifestyle of many Albertans reflects that of its successful economy. The average weekly earnings in Alberta is estimated at $1,131. This amount is higher than the weekly earnings of any other province in Canada. (more…)
UNAC-Calgary is seeking an External Partnerships Coordinator to provide assistance to the Director of External Partnerships related to relationships management and follow-up with key partners and fund recipients. This position will work in close collaboration with the External Partnerships Director ensure timely follow-up is completed with all fund recipients.