Cable & Telecom

CRTC examines whether insurance agents’ calls violate DNCL rules

OTTAWA – The CRTC is asking for feedback on whether insurance agents and brokers should be exempt from the National Do Not Call List, in the same way as investment and financial advisors.The Commission clarified certain obligations under the DNCL rules that permit investment and financial advisors to contact existing clients in December 2008.  By contrast, it determined that calls by insurance agents or brokers to sell or promote insurance products or services, including to existing clients, violated the DNCL rules.  In a call for comments Thursday, the Commission questioned whether this difference should be maintained. Parties interested in participating must notify the...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.