Notice of Violation: Ameublement Concept Confort Corp.
Ottawa, 28 July 2020
File No.: UTR 9174-2830
To: Ameublement Concept Confort Corp.
Name: Mr Fouad Ousalh, President
15, rue des Entreprises
Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, Québec - J0N 1H0
Issue Date of Notice: 28 July 2020
Penalty: $ 5,000
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 Ameublement Concept Confort Corp., 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 9 February 2018 and the 10 December 2018, telemarketing telecommunications were made by Ameublement Concept Confort Corp. resulting in:
- Violations of Part II, section 4 of the Rules, which states that a telemarketer shall not initiate, and a client of a telemarketer shall make all reasonable efforts to ensure that the telemarketer does not initiate, a telemarketing telecommunication to a consumer's telecommunications number that is on the National DNCL, unless express consent has been provided by such consumer to be contacted via a telemarketing telecommunication by that telemarketer or the client of that telemarketer; and
- Violations of Part II, section 7 of the Rules, which states that a telemarketer shall not initiate a telemarketing telecommunication on behalf of a client unless that client is a registered subscriber of the National DNCL and the applicable fees to the National DNCL operator associated with that client's subscription have been paid.
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 penalty for the violations identified above is $5,000.
The penalty of $5,000 must be paid to "The Receiver General for Canada" in accordance with subsection 72.09(3) of the Act.
Director, Telecommunications Enforcement
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