CRTC Partners With U.S Federal Trade Commission to Fight Telemarketers

This week, the CRTC signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to partner together against unsolicited telemarketing.

Good Life Fitness fined $300,000 for telemarketing violations

The CRTC announced today that GoodLife Fitness Centres has paid a penalty of $300,000 to the Receiver General for Canada as part of a settlement over its telemarketing practices.

The federal regulator issued a notice of violation after an investigation found that GoodLife had used automated calling devices (typically known as robocalls) to solicit its members without obtaining their prior express consent.