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Ottawa, 24 May 2013
File No.: PDR 9174-1379
To: Wildrose Alliance Political Association
Suite 202, 10707 – 100 Avenue
Date of Notice and Payment: 24 May 2013
Pursuant to section 72.07 of the Telecommunications Act, S.C. 1993, c. 38 (the Act), the undersigned has issued this notice of violation finding the Wildrose Alliance Political Association 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 March 2011 and November 2012, unsolicited telecommunications were made by the Wildrose Alliance Political Association to conduct polling campaigns among the Alberta population using an Automatic Dialing-Announcing Device (ADAD) resulting in violations of Part IV, subsection 4d) of the Rules, for not providing the name, address and contact telephone number of the person on whose behalf the call was made in the messages.
Pursuant to section 72.01 of the Act, the undersigned has determined that the total penalty for the violations identified above is $90,000.
The penalty of $90,000 must be paid by the Wildrose Alliance Political Association to "The Receiver General for Canada" in accordance with subsection 72.09(3) of the Act.
Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer
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