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Ottawa, 24 March 2015

File No.: PDR 9174-1136

To: Toronto Breeze Air Duct Cleaning Services Inc.
Ali Tariq

3 Grogan Street
Ajax, Ontario
L1Z 0P6

Date of Notice: 6 February 2015

Penalty: $40,000

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 Toronto Breeze Air Duct Cleaning Services 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 2013 and 1 December 2014, telemarketing telecommunications were made on behalf of Toronto Breeze Air Duct Cleaning Services Inc., resulting in violations of the following Rules: 9 violations of Part II, section 4, for telemarketing telecommunications made to telephone numbers registered on the National Do Not Call List (DNCL); 15 violations of Part II, section 7, for not having purchased a subscription to the National DNCL; 15 violations of Part III, section 3, for not registering with the National DNCL operator; and 1 violation of Part III, section 25, for failing to display the originating telecommunications number or an alternate telecommunications number where the telemarketer can be reached.

Pursuant to section 72.02 of the Act, a person is liable for a violation that is committed by an employee, or an agent or mandatary, of the person acting in the course of the employee’s employment or the scope of the agent’s or mandatary’s authority, whether or not the employee, agent or mandatary who actually committed the violation is identified or proceeded against in accordance with this Act.

Pursuant to section 72.01 of the Act, the undersigned has determined that the penalty for each of the violations identified above is $1,000, for a total penalty of $40,000.

The penalty of $40,000 must be paid by Toronto Breeze Air Duct Cleaning Services Inc. to “The Receiver General for Canada” in accordance with subsection 72.09(3) of the Act.

Tom Lowry
Director – Telecommunications Enforcement

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