Notice of Violation: Dominion Newenergy Inc.

Ottawa, 30 April 2020


File No. : PDR 9174-2850     

To: Dominion Newenergy Inc.

100-16766 Rte Transcanadienne
Kirkland, Québec
H9H 4M7

Date of Notice and Payment: 30 April 2020

Penalty: $43,000

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 Dominion Newenergy 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 25 March 2017 and 25 March 2019, telemarketing telecommunications were made on behalf of Dominion Newenergy Inc. resulting in violations of:

As per section 72.16 of the Act, a person is liable for a violation that is committed by an 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 total penalty for the violations identified above is of $43,000.

The penalty of $43,000 must be paid to "The Receiver General for Canada" in accordance with subsection 72.09(3) of the Act.

Alain Garneau
Director – Telecommunication Enforcement
Compliance and Enforcement Sector

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