Notice of Violation: Groupe FMT 2001 Inc.

Ottawa, 11 November 2018


File Number: PDR 9174-2388

To: Groupe FMT 2001 Inc.
Mr. Luc Vinet, President

4255 Lapinière Boulevard, suite 100
Brossard, QC J4Z 0C7

Date of Notice and Payment: 30 November 2018

Penalty: $65,000

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 Groupe FMT 2001 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 approximately 1 November 2014 and 21 June 2017, telemarketing telecommunications were made by Groupe FMT 2001 Inc. resulting in:

As per section 72.16 of the Act, a person is liable for a violation that is committed by a employee of the person acting in the course of the employee’s employment, or by an agent or mandatary of the person acting within the scope of the agent’s or mandatary’s authority, whether or not the employee or agent or mandatary who actually committed the violation is identified or proceeded against.

Pursuant to section 72.01 of the Act, the undersigned has determined that the penalty for the violations identified above is $65,000.

The penalty of $65,000 must be paid to "The Receiver General for Canada" in accordance with subsection 72.09(3) of the Act.

Alain Garneau
Director – Telecommunications Enforcement
Compliance and Enforcement Sector

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