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Ottawa, 13 August 2014
File No.: PDR 9174-1533
To: Gil McGowan
Alberta Federation of Labour
300 – 10408 – 124 Street
Date of Notice and Payment: 26 June 2014
Pursuant to sections 72.02 of the Telecommunications Act, S.C. 1993, c. 38 (the Act), the undersigned has issued this Notice of Violation finding the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) 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 17 and 18 April 2012, unsolicited telecommunications were made by the AFL 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 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 $50,000.
The penalty of $50,000 must be paid by the AFL 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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