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Ottawa, 24 July 2013

File Nos.: PDR 9174-1405

To: Paul Dewar - The Paul Dewar Leadership Campaign

1306 Wellington Street,
Suite 304,
Ottawa, Ontario
K1Y 3B2

Date of Notice and Payment: 24 July 2013

Penalty: $7000

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 Paul Dewar Leadership Campaign 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 8 February and 9 February 2012 unsolicited telecommunications were made by the Paul Dewar Campaign to conduct a poll. These telecommunications were made using an Automatic Dialing-Announcing Device (ADAD) resulting in violations of Part IV, subsection 4d) of the Rules, for not providing the name of the person on whose behalf the telecommunication was made and not providing a telephone number and mailing address where the telecommunication originator could be reached.

Pursuant to section 72.01 of the Act, the undersigned has determined that the total penalty for the violations identified above is $7000.

The penalty of $7000 must be paid by the Paul Dewar Leadership Campaign to "The Receiver General for Canada" in accordance with subsection 72.09(3) of the Act.

Andrea Rosen
Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer

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