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  1. Industry News
    This Thursday, the CRTC signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to partner together in the fight inside both countries against spam and calls from unwanted telemarketers. A press release put out by the CRTC states that the MOU incorporates and...
  2. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    CRTC announces creation of international network to facilitate cooperation on telemarketing enforcement Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) and the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) announced that they have brought together 12...
  3. Industry News
    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...
  4. Industry News
    The CRTC announced today that Bell Canada has paid a $1.3 million penalty for violating the National Do Not Call List Rules. The government found that between January and October of this year, call centres acting on behalf of Bell Canada solicited consumers who had registered their numbers on...
  5. Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone
    A couple of months ago, I signed up to Primus for my home telephone service. Low cost was certainly a factor but the feature that was the decider was Telemarketing Guard. To date the system has done an excellent job at keeping Telemarketers from hounding our household. Unfortunately, we have...
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