Notices of Violation 2012 - 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 24, 2012 Guelph Federal Liberal Association on behalf of Mr. Frank Valeriote The Guelph Federal Liberal Association, on behalf of Mr. Frank Valeriote, has paid a $4,900 penalty for violating Part IV sections 4d) and 4e) of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. A CRTC investigation found that the Guelph Federal Liberal Association made calls via an Automatic Dialing-Announcing Device without providing the name, address and contact telephone number of the person on whose behalf the call was made and for not displaying the originating telephone number or an alternative contact telephone number. In addition to paying an administrative monetary penalty, the Association and Mr. Valeriote agreed to implement a compliance program.
February 15, 2012 Bryan Bishop Bryan Bishop has paid a $2,000 penalty for violating Part II section 6 and Part III section 2 of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. A CRTC investigation found that Bryan Bishop made telemarketing calls while he was not registered with the National Do Not Call List (DNCL) operator, had not subscribed to the National DNCL, and had not paid all the applicable fees.
February 15, 2012 Attention Business Systems Ltd., carrying on business as Maple Printing & Business Forms Attention Business Systems Ltd. has paid a $4,000 penalty for violating Part II section 6 and Part III section 2 of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. A CRTC investigation found that Attention Business Systems Ltd. made telemarketing calls while it was not registered with the National Do Not Call List (DNCL) operator, had not subscribed to the National DNCL, and had not paid all the applicable fees.
February 15, 2012 9095-6103 Québec Inc., doing business as Paysagement Communautaire 9095-6103 Québec Inc. has paid a $4,000 penalty for violating Part II section 6 and Part III section 2 of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. A CRTC investigation found that 9095-6103 Québec Inc. made telemarketing calls while it was not registered with the National Do Not Call List (DNCL) operator, had not subscribed to the National DNCL, and had not paid all the applicable fees.
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