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The new Canada Anti-Spam Law: Have you consented?

On July 1st, 2014, the new Canada Anti-Spam Law (CASL) came into effect. The new law requires that users must consent to receiving commercial electronic messages before an organization can send those out to them. The law also requires senders to clearly identify themselves and to provide the recipients with an unsubscribe mechanism, allowing them to stop receiving these correspondences at any given point in time.  To comply with the stated law, the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) sent two emails requesting dentists for their consent to continue to receive electronic messages, such as  JCDA Oasis Bulletin, the weekly electronic newsletter that keeps you informed ...

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Launch of instream, a new company offering specialized e-services for dental professionals and insurance carriers

OTTAWA, June 27, 2014 – Continovation Services Inc. (CSI), provider of the ITRANS suite of services, today announced the creation of instream, a specialized provider of secure online services for the dental community and insurers. instream’s primary mission is to reduce payment inefficiencies and improve communication between two primary groups – dental professionals and insurers. CSI, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), currently provides secure real-time claim services exclusively to CDA members. These services will be licensed to instream, an independent privately owned company offering a broad range of new exchange services that are not part of CDA ...

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Q&A with Shannon Munsie, President of the Federation of Canadian Dentistry Student Associations (FCDSA)

Shannon Munsie is the current President of the Federation of Canadian Dentistry Student Associations (FCDSA)  

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Dr. Gary MacDonald speaks about CDA’s Days on the Hill 2014

Dr. John O’Keefe spoke with Dr. Gary MacDonald, President of the Canadian Dental Association, about his participation in the recent Days on the Hill event.

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CDA @ Work: Days on the Hill 2014 – Dentists Meet Parliamentarians on NIHB, Seniors Issues

The 2014 edition of CDA’s annual Days on the Hill event was a success, creating opportunities for significant policy change at the federal level to help improve the oral health of Canadians.

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