Notice of Violation: Right at Home Realty Inc. - PDR 9174-1603

Ottawa, 1 April 2016

File No.: PDR 9174-1603

To: M. Howard Drukarsh
Right at Home Realty Inc.

Address:
Two Morneau Shepell Centre
895 Don Mills Road, Suite 202
Toronto, ON, M3C1W3

Date of Notice and Payment: 1 April 2016

Penalty: $65,000

Pursuant to section 72.02 of the Telecommunications Act, S.C. 1993, c. 38 (the Act), the undersigned has issued this Notice of Violation finding Right at Home Realty Inc. to have committed the following violations contrary to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC’s) Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (the Rules) made under section 41 of the Act:

Between 1 July 2013 and 31 October 2014, real estate agents acting on behalf of Right at Home Realty Inc. initiated telemarketing telecommunications to consumers, notwithstanding that Right at Home Realty Inc. was not duly registered nor subscribed to the National Do Not Call List (DNCL), thereby violating Part II, Section 6 and Part III, Section 2 of the Rules. In addition, real estate agents acting on behalf of Right at Home Realty Inc. initiated telemarketing telecommunications to consumers whose phone numbers are registered on the National DNCL, thereby violating Part II, Section 4 of the Rules.

Pursuant to section 72.01 of the Act, the undersigned has determined that the total penalty for the violations identified above is $65,000.

The penalty of $65,000 must be paid by Right at Home Realty Inc. to “The Receiver General for Canada” in accordance with subsection 72.09(3) of the Act.

Manon Bombardier
Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer

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