The government has provided new insights into enforcement of the do-not-call list. In response to questions on the order paper from Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, Industry Minister Christian Paradis provides the background information on the Telus settlement with the CRTC over automated calling as well as specific numbers (as of […]
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CRTC Settles Do-Not-Call Complaint With GoodLife Fitness
GoodLife Fitness has agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a CRTC investigation into its use of robocalls for telemarking purposes.
Bell Telemarketers Generate Thousands of Complaints
The Toronto Star features a stunning article on tens of thousands of complaints filed with the CRTC over Bell’s telemarketing practices. The report includes allegations of abusive and aggressive callers, including one instance of a death threat.
Bell Pays $1.3 Million To Settle Do-Not-Call Violations
The fact that Bell was the target is significant for at least two reasons. First, Bell administers the do-not-call list under contract. By targeting the company, it sends the message that no one is above the law. Second, as I wrote last year, Bell was seemingly the top source of complaints among reputable companies:
CRTC Levies $500K Fine for Do-Not-Call Violation
In the largest do-not-call violation fine to date (by far), the CRTC has hit Xentel DM, a Calgary-based telemarketing firm, with a $500,000 fine for violating the law.