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2014-09-17 12:24:44

OTTAWA, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that Thrift Magic has paid a $250,000 penalty as part of a voluntary settlement over violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. The company also agreed to correct its previous telemarketing practices. Thrift Magic collects used clothing donations from consumers and sells them to their thrift stores in Ontario and British Columbia. Acting on complaints submitted...

2014-08-20 12:24:20

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, August 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that Québec Loisirs has paid $200,000 in administrative monetary penalties as part of a settlement over violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. The company also agreed to end its previous telemarketing practices and help promote awareness of the Rules. Québec Loisirs is a Quebec-based company that sells books and DVDs. Acting on complaints...

2014-08-13 12:25:40

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) has paid $50,000 in administrative monetary penalties as part of a settlement over violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. The company also agreed to end its previous telemarketing practices and help promote awareness of the Rules. The AFL is a voluntary organization consisting of 29 union affiliates and...

2014-07-30 12:27:56

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that Suitelife Vacations Club, which sells travel and vacation packages, has paid $20,000 in administrative monetary penalties as part of a settlement over violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. The company also agreed to end its previous telemarketing practices. Acting on complaints submitted by Canadians, the CRTC investigated Suitelife for alleged...

2014-07-23 12:27:37

Four Toronto-area companies pay $84,000 in penalties OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that four companies located in the Toronto area have paid $84,000 in administrative monetary penalties as part of settlements over violations of the telemarketing rules. The companies, which sell home improvement services, also agreed to put a stop to their current telemarketing practices. Acting on...

2014-07-23 12:27:36

OTTAWA, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that it will host a meeting with telecommunications and broadcasting distribution companies to discuss the practice of charging additional fees to customers who wish to receive paper bills. The CRTC also released the results of its fact-finding exercise on these practices. Based on information obtained by the CRTC, there is a wide variation in how companies approach paper bill...

2014-03-31 12:26:11

GATINEAU, QC, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that it is maintaining its rules relating to automated calling devices in order to protect the privacy of Canadians. The Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) had proposed changes that would open the door to even greater use of automated calling devices for telemarketing purposes. Specifically, the CMA wished to make automated calls without having express consent when...

2014-01-10 12:23:21

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that 1051080 Ontario Inc. has paid a penalty of $200,000 on behalf of itself and certain subsidiaries operating as Weed Man Ottawa, Weed Man Montreal, Weed Man Hamilton, Weed Man Scarborough and Weed Man Surrey (Turf Operations Group). This payment was made as part of a settlement over violations to the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. Turf...


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ambsace
  • Bad luck; misfortune.
  • The smallest amount possible or the most worthless thing.
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