Cable & Telecom

Porter Airlines hands over $150K for spamming violations

OTTAWA–GATINEAU – Porter Airlines has agreed to pay $150,000 as part of a settlement over violations to Canada's anti-spam legislation, plus promised to improve its compliance program, the CRTC said Monday.The Commission investigated the regional carrier for allegedly sending some commercial emails that failed to comply with various requirements of Canada’s anti-spam legislation, including those relating to unsubscribe mechanisms, the provision of contact information and proof of consent.Once made aware of the investigation by the CRTC, Porter Airlines was cooperative and immediately took corrective actions to comply with the legislation, the Commission continued.  The company also pledged to improve its existing...

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.