Notices of Violation 2011 - Telemarketing Compliance and Enforcement

CRTC staff has issued a notice of violation to the following persons with regard to the application of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules.

Date Person subject to the Notice of violation Description
August 22, 2011 Goodlife Fitness Centres Inc. GoodLife has paid a $300,000 penalty for violating the Automatic Dialing-Announcing Device ("ADAD") Rules. A CRTC investigation found that GoodLife made calls via an ADAD, without obtaining prior express consent, to its current members to advise them of "Grand opening" events at various clubs across Canada, at which events the promotion of GoodLife products and services took place.
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