Cable & Telecom

CRTC’s Harroun says company compliance programs best way to navigate CASL, telemarketing regs

TORONTO – Companies that market products and services to Canadians should establish their own internal compliance program to ensure that they abide by the country’s anti-spam legislation and the unsolicited telecommunications rules, said CRTC chief compliance and enforcement officer Steven Harroun.Speaking Tuesday to the annual conference of the Credit Association of Greater Toronto, Harroun chatted up CASL and the Unsolicited Telemarketing Rules, reminding attendees that ignorance is not a defence.“Every business should have a compliance program in place to help ensure each commercial message or telemarketing call is compliant”, he said.  “If your practices are ever called into question, a...

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.