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Bill C-229

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This enactment amends the Canada Post Corporation Act. It prohibits any person from transmitting by post or causing to be transmitted by post a letter bearing on its cover a logo registered in the registry of government logos maintained by the Governor in Council or a logo that is similar to such a logo.

This enactment prohibits the Canada Post Corporation from accepting at a post office a letter to be transmitted by the Corporation or to transmit a letter where the Corporation is of the opinion that the letter

    (a) is an invitation to participate in a contest, lottery or game of chance, skill or mixed chance and skill;

    (b) contains a statement that the delivery of a prize or other benefit to a participant in the contest, lottery or game is, or is represented to be, conditional on the prior payment of any amount by the participant; and

    (c) is not placed in an envelope.