Notice of Violation: Alain Lefebvre (Connect Communication Marketing)
File No.: PDR 9174-3133
To: Alain Lefebvre (Connect Communication Marketing)
7875 Côte-de Liesse,
Date of Notice and Payment: 5 November 2021
Penalty: $4 000
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 Alain Lefebvre, operating under the business name Connect Communication Marketing (« Connect Communication ») to have committed the following violations contrary to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (the Rules) made under section 41 of the Act:
On and between 8 January 2019 and 8 January 2021, telemarketing telecommunications were made on behalf of Alain Lefebvre resulting in violations of:
- Part III, section 3 of the Rules, which states that a telemarketer shall not initiate a telemarketing telecommunication on behalf of a client unless that client has registered with, and provided information to, the National DNCL operator, and all applicable fees charged by the Complaints Investigator delegate associated with that client have been paid;
- Part III, subsection 5(b) of the Rules, which states that a telemarketer, when initiating a telemarketing telecommunication on behalf of clients, shall keep for a period of three years from the date of the pertinent record’s creation, proof of registration with the National DNCL operator and proof of payment of fees to the Complaints Investigator delegate for each client.
Pursuant to 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 $4 000.
The penalty of $4 000 must be paid to "The Receiver General for Canada" in accordance with subsection 72.09(3) of the Act.
Director – Telecommunication Enforcement
Compliance and Enforcement Sector
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