Telemarketing and Unwanted Calls

About the National Do Not Call List

The National Do Not Call List (DNCL) gives consumers a choice about receiving telemarketing calls. The National DNCL Rules introduce responsibilities for Canada’s telemarketers.

A Canadian’s Choice

If you live in Canada, you can choose to reduce the number of telemarketing calls you receive by registering your residential, wireless, fax or VoIP telephone number on the National DNCL. Here’s what you need to know:

A Telemarketer’s Responsibility

Being a telemarketer means your business uses telecommunications technologies to make unsolicited calls or send faxes to consumers for the purpose of solicitation. Here’s what you need to know:

How is the DNCL enforced?

For the most part, the National DNCL is enforced by issuing citations, violations and penalties.

How is the DNCL Working?

We have produced reports since the National DNCL came in to existence. Read: