Cable & Telecom

CRTC nabs another telemarketer

OTTAWA – Direct to Home Groceries has been fined $10,000 for violating the country’s national do not call list (DNCL), the CRTC announced Tuesday.The Commission said that it received “numerous complaints” between March 5, 2009 and August 11, 2010 about the company for calling consumers whose telephone numbers were registered on DNCL.  After receiving a notice of violation dated October 4, 2010, the Burlington, ON-based company said that it had experienced a computer glitch which resulted in it not knowingly contacting consumers registered on the national DNCL.  It also claimed to be “in severe financial distress”, and said that a fine...