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DSA Canada fights for industry in significant legal case

In early January, DSA Canada submitted an affidavit requesting the opportunity to participate as an intervener in a legal case before Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal. The appeal relates to a 2022 Federal Court judgment, whereby a large direct selling company challenged a product classification decision made by Health Canada. The submission to intervene was […]

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DSA Canada Insights on the 2023 Federal Budget: A Made-in-Canada Plan

On Tuesday, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland tabled the 2023 federal budget, A Made-in-Canada Plan. With the pandemic in the rear-view mirror and financial uncertainty on the horizon, the budget takes a targeted look at sustainable spending, while continuing to follow-through on programs, all while bringing the deficit down. The budget included […]

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Nominations are open for our 2023 DSA Canada Awards!

Every year, through our Awards program, we recognize member companies and individuals who have gone above and beyond in the service of direct selling.  Members, we invite you to submit your nominees for each award category mentioned below. Please note that we will once again be recognizing our notable independent sales consultants (ISCs) on Direct […]

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International Women’s Day

DSA Canada Members Embrace Equity Happy International Women’s Day! Today, we are celebrating all the women who participate in the direct selling industry. Whether they work for a direct selling company or are a part of the 1.14 million Canadian women who run their own direct selling businesses, through their collective effort, dedication and achievements […]

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Learning how to deal with the complexity of Canadian direct selling regulations, laws and compliance requirements

Problem solving is at the heart of what makes industry associations like DSA Canada thrive. Complexity of regulations, laws and compliance requirements make it important for companies to be able to get together, to share challenges and discover solutions. In the direct selling space, DSA Canada plays the central role in facilitating these discussions, and […]

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Member Exclusive – Legal and Regulatory Seminar – Feb. 8, 2023

Join us for our annual Legal and Regulatory Seminar, taking place on Feb. 8, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., EST. Don’t miss this important event, where members of our legal fraternity will provide vital updates on legal, compliance and regulatory issues for Canada. Topics: MLM Compliance: Competition Act and Provincial Updates Customs and […]

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Overview of Canada and the Canadian Direct Selling Market

Initially published by The World of Direct Selling Author: Peter Maddox, DSA Canada President Canada is a strong direct selling market, which continues to offer considerable room for expansion and growth. The economy is healthy and, most importantly, the people are hungry for entrepreneurial opportunities. Historically, companies entering Canada with an appealing value proposition will […]

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Direct Selling: 2023 Trends and Future Predictions Seminar

All members are invited to join us for a fun, interactive and educational Direct Selling: 2023 Trends and Future Predictions Seminar on December 2, 2022, in Toronto. You will have the opportunity to hear from economist Charles Bernard, on the economic outlook and issues that will impact Canada’s retail sector in the coming year, as […]

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