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Ottawa, 9 June 2014

File Nos.: PDR 9174-1390

To: Anthony Addesi
Suitelife Vacations Club Inc.

690 Rowntree Dairy Road, Suite 201
Woodbridge, Ontario
M3J 2V8

Date of Notice and Payment: 9 June 2014

Penalty: $20,000

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 Suitelife Vacations Club 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 January 2012 and 31 December 2013, unsolicited telemarketing telecommunications were made by Suitelife to advertise their services to consumers. These telecommunications resulted in violations of Part II, subsection 4 of the Rules, for initiating telemarketing telecommunications to consumers whose telecommunications numbers were registered on the National Do Not Call List (DNCL). These telecommunications also resulted in violations of Part II, subsection 7 of the Rules, for failing to subscribe to the National DNCL and to pay all applicable fees to the National DNCL Operator, for failing to register with the National DNCL Operator and violations of Part III, section 10 for failing to process consumers’ do not call requests at the time of the telecommunication.

Pursuant to section 72.01 of the Act, the undersigned has determined that the total penalty for the violations identified above is $20,000

The penalty of $20,000 must be paid by Suitelife 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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