Cable & Telecom

Lawn care company fined $200K for telemarketing violations

OTTAWA-GATINEAU – Turf Operations Group has paid $200,000 in penalties as part of a settlement over violations to the country’s telemarketing rules.Turf Operations Group operates a number of lawn care franchises across Canada.  The fine was made on behalf of itself and certain subsidiaries operating as Weed Man Ottawa, Weed Man Montreal, Weed Man Hamilton, Weed Man Scarborough and Weed Man Surrey, the CRTC said Friday.After conducting an investigation between October 3, 2011 and June 25, 2013, the Commission determined that the company violated the unsolicited telecommunications rules by making telemarketing calls to Canadians who were registered on the National Do Not Call...

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.