Cable & Telecom

Postal workers union, consulting company dinged $115,000 for robocalls

OTTAWA-GATINEAU - The Canadian Union of Postal Workers and Union Calling Inc. have paid $115,000 in penalties as part of a settlement over the use of robocalls that violated the country’s telemarketing rules. The CRTC said Tuesday that its investigation found that the Canadian Union of Postal Workers failed to identify itself or provide its contact information in robocalls made to residents of Ontario. The union hired a company, Union Calling Inc., to deliver pre-recorded messages between May 21 and June 26, 2013 regarding the possible closure or downsizing of post offices in certain communities. According to the Unsolicited Telecommunications...

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.