Notices of Violation 2017

CRTC staff has issued a notice of violation to the following persons with regard to the application of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules or Canada’s Anti-Spam Law

Date Person subject to the Notice of violation Description
February 7, 2017 Newspapers Call Center Inc. Newspapers Call Center Inc. has paid an administrative monetary penalty (AMP) of $60,000 as part of a settlement over violations of Part III, sections 3 and 5b) of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. A CRTC investigation found that telemarketing telecommunications were initiated by Newspapers Call Center Inc. on behalf of clients while they were not registered with the National Do Not Call List (DNCL) operator and failed to keep records of DNCL registration for their clients. In addition to paying an AMP, Newspapers Call Center Inc. has agreed to implement a compliance program.
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