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Ottawa, 22 March 2013

Unsolicited Telecommunications Fees – Telemarketing Regulatory Costs

1. The Unsolicited Telecommunications Fees Regulations (the Regulations) come into force on 1 April 2013. As noted in Unsolicited Telecommunications Fees Regulations, Compliance and Enforcement Decision CRTC 2013-26, 28 January 2013, these Regulations prescribe fees that will be assessed in order to recover the Commission’s costs associated with the investigation and enforcement of the National Do Not Call List (the Commission’s “telemarketing regulatory costs” as defined in subsection 4(4) of the Regulations).

2. Subsection 4(4) of the Regulations defines “telemarketing regulatory costs” as follows:

The telemarketing regulatory costs of the Commission for a given fiscal year are the portion of the costs of the Commission’s activities for that year, as set out in the Commission’s Expenditure Plan published in Part III of the Estimates of the Government of Canada and, if applicable, the Supplementary Estimates of the Government of Canada, that are attributable to the Commission’s responsibilities under section 41.2 of the Telecommunications Act and that are not recovered under any regulation made under section 68 of that Act.

3. Pursuant to subsection 5(1) of the Regulations, the Commission is required to publish each year a public notice with respect to the Commission’s telemarketing regulatory costs.

4. The Commission hereby announces in this public notice that the estimated telemarketing regulatory costs for fiscal year 2013-14 total $3.3 million.

Secretary General

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