Advocacy Matters

The Canadian Marketing Association is the voice of the marketing profession in Canada. The CMA's Public Affairs team:

  • Provides forums for members to engage in thought leadership discussions on issues and trends that affect the marketing profession;
  • Facilitates the development of strategic insights and tools for Canadian marketers;
  • Guides the development of CMA positions on public policy issues to ensure an environment where consumers are respected and businesses can thrive;
  • Oversees research planning and projects;
  • Maintains a mandatory Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, and a series of guides, to help marketers maintain high standards of professional conduct;
  • Provides consumer resources to help Canadians understand their rights in the areas of privacy protection, dealing with spam and avoiding fraudulent offers. 

Tags: Code of Ethics, compliance, Best Practices