Cable & Telecom

Commission levies $369,000 in political robocall fines

GATINEAU – The CRTC said Wednesday it has issued seven notices of violation totalling $369,000 in penalties following a wide-ranging investigation into the use of robocalls by political parties, elected officials and telemarketers. The CRTC received the co-operation of the following parties, firms and an individual who, further to settlement agreements, have paid penalties totaling $277,500: the Wildrose Alliance Political Association, the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, the New Democratic Party of Canada, RackNine Inc. and Marc Garneau, M.P. “We appreciate the co-operation we received during our investigations,” said Andrea Rosen, the CRTC’s chief compliance and enforcement officer, in the...

Our industry and COVID-19

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