Cable & Telecom

Gap fined $200K for violating anti-spam rules

OTTAWA-GATINEAU — Clothing company Gap Inc. has agreed to pay $200,000 for allegedly violating Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL), the CRTC announced today. In addition to agreeing to pay the fine, the U.S.-based global apparel retailer has also implemented corrective measures, a CRTC press release says. Gap operates several clothing divisions, including Banana Republic and Old Navy. “CRTC staff issued a warning letter to Gap in December 2018 to inform the company that it had received complaints from Canadians regarding Gap’s electronic messaging practices,” the press release reads. “In June 2021, in light of continuing submissions from Canadians, the CRTC’s Chief Compliance and...

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.