Notice of Violation: Seema Persad
File No.: PDR 9174-3295
To: Seema Persad
300 Rossland Road East, Unit 404-405
Ajax, ON, L1Z 0K4
Issue Date of Notice: 16 May 2023
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 Seema Persad 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 16 June 2021 up to and including 26 February 2022, telemarketing telecommunications were made on behalf of Seema Persad, 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
- 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.
Pursuant to section 72.16 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 the Act.
Pursuant to section 72.01 of the Act, the undersigned has determined that the penalty for the violation identified above is of $3,900.
The penalty must be paid to "The Receiver General for Canada" in accordance with subsection 72.09(3) of the Act.
Director - Compliance and Enforcement Sector
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