Post Tagged with: "Do-Not-Call"

Senate Sends Do-Not-Call Bill to Committee

The Senate this week sent Canada’s proposed do-not-call legislation to committee for hearings.  Senator Tkachuk noted that the bill has exceptions for the calls that irritate the most and that the House of Commons committee did not broadly consult.  While there is some sense that the Senator may be looking […]

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November 4, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

On the Legislative Front

For those not closely tracking Hansard and government releases, there have been some noteworthy developments and non-developments in recent days.  Bill C-37, the do-not-call bill, is racing through the Senate.  The bill is already at second reading with some commentary from the Senators.  No word on whether additional hearings on […]

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October 28, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

What Part of Do-Not-Call Does the Government Not Understand?

So begins Tyler Hamilton’s devastating article in the Toronto Star on the current state of Canadian do-not-call legislation. Hamilton paints a bleak picture of legislation designed to protect consumers that is being slowly eviscerated by lobbying pressure from charitable groups and the Canadian Marketing Association.

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May 30, 2005 Comments are Disabled News