Canadian alternative to SmartWaiver

Olivier Rousseau
6 February 2024 Alternatives 2 min read

Canadian alternative to SmartWaiver

Activity Messenger is a an alternative to SmartWaiver for Canadian Businesses and organizations. All user data is stored in Canada and complies with Canadian privacy laws.

We’ll compare SmartWaiver and Activity Messenger for Canadian businesses, highlighting their similarities and differences.

Key Takeaways:

  • SmartWaiver alternative in Canada: Data Stored in Canada. Complies with Canadian Laws
  • Canva integration: Stay on brand with our Canva integration
  • Communications: Send bulk SMS messages and automated emails
  • Replace other US based tools: Replace MailChimp, Eventbrite and SurveyMonkey



Note: Get up to $2,400 to move your forms online with our the CDAP Grow Your Business Online grant. The grant allows you to digitize your online forms using a Canadian digital tool such as Activity Messenger.


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Similarities between SmartWaiver and Activity Messenger

Customizable waiver design:

Both Activity Messenger and SmartWaiver allows to create customizable digital waivers.

What sets Activity Messenger apart is its seamless integration with Canva. This not only allows you create and collect fully customizable digital waivers, you can also design them with your brand in mind.

Customize digital waiver form

Easy-to-use interfaces:

Both platforms feature intuitive drag & drop interfaces, allowing anyone to create digital waivers, send confirmation emails, and view data.

Data is securely stored

The documents and the date are automatically saved in your account. Both companies adhere to some of the strictest data storage and security policies in the industry. You can limit access according to different levels so that only the right people can see waivers.

Share by Text

Both SmartWaiver & Activity Messenger features the ability to send bulk SMS directly to participants, eliminating the need for additional tools. his makes it much easier to share and collect waivers prior to an activity or event.

This is especially useful for outdoor activities where a standalone kiosk isn’t available or to alleviate front desk congestion at events that require a waiver.


Differences between SmartWaiver & Activity Messenger

Canadian Dedicated Customer Service

Activity Messenger offers customer service dedicated to the Canadian market as a Canadian-based digital waiver form builder. We understand the unique needs of Canadian companies.

Canadian Data Storage

In compliance with Canadian privacy laws and regulations, Activity Messenger ensures that all data is stored in Canada. In contrast, SmartWaiver stores all its data in the United States.

Track Attendance

Essential for managing events, training or classes, Activity Messenger provides advanced attendance tracking capabilities. An aspect that isn’t a key offering in SmartWaiver, this tool allows for streamlined attendance tracking and waiver collection in a single tool.

How to Track Attendance at my Gymnastics Club

Waiver collection automations

Activity Messenger allows you to automate email or SMS reminders in advance. These are sent after the initial message but only to people who have not signed the waiver yet.

Waiver collection automation


Comparison table

Activity Messenger SmartWaiver
Simple to use
Digital Signature
Customizable forms
Bilingual platform
Email Marketing
Canva et ChatGPT Integration
Canadian Servers
Bilingual Support

Migrate your online liability waivers to Canada

An increasing number of Canadian small and medium sized businesses are moving their online forms to a Canadian option such as Activity Messenger.

With Activity Messenger, you get a platform that is designed to

  • Understands and serves Canadian SMBs
  • Keeps information secure in Canada
  • Is compliant with Bill 25 and all Canadian privacy regulations
  • Is user-friendly

Click here to start a 14 day free trial or book a demo.


  1. What is a digital liability waiver, and why do businesses use them? Digital waivers are electronic versions of traditional paper waivers used by Canadian organizations to streamline the consent process, reduce paper usage, and provide fast, secure storage and access to signed documents.
  2. What are some popular SmartWaiver alternatives available in Canada? In Canada, an alternative like Activity Messenger, offers a digital waiver tool with Data stored in Canada.
  3. Why look for a SmartWaiver alternative in Canada? A local platform like Activity Messenger ensures that all of your data is stored in Canada. Our platform is compliant with Canadian regulations, and support is all based in Canada.

Written by Olivier Rousseau Olivier is a kids sports programs owner who has been operating for over a decade with locations in Montreal, Quebec city & Ottawa. He also helps Gymnastics Club, Swim Schools and Dance Studios streamline their operations. He is the co-founder of Activity Messenger an online registration platform for the sports & leisure industry.

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