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Ottawa, 26 October 2015

File No.: PDR 9174-1617

To: M. Simon Pozneris
Canadian Choice Home Improvments Inc.

1750 Steeles Avenue West, Unit 15
Concord, Ontario L4K 2L7

Date of Notice and Payment: 23 September 2015

Penalty: $140,000

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 Canadian Choice Home Improvements 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:

On and between 27 September 2013 and 2 June 2015, telemarketing telecommunications were made on behalf of Canadian Choice Home Improvements Inc., resulting in violations of Part II, section 4 of the Rules for having made calls to telephone numbers registered on the National Do Not Call List (DNCL), and Part II, section 7 of the Rules for having made calls without having purchased a subscription to the National DNCL.

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 total penalty for the violations identified above is $140,000.

The penalty of $140,000 must be paid by Canadian Choice Home Improvements 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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