Cable & Telecom

Québec Loisirs fined $200,000 for telemarketing violations

OTTAWA-GATINEAU - Book and DVD retailer Québec Loisirs has paid $200,000 as part of a settlement over violations to the country’s telemarketing rules, plus agreed to end its previous telemarketing practices and help promote awareness of the rules, the CRTC said Wednesday.Acting on complaints, the Commission investigated Québec Loisirs for alleged violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules and found that it made unsolicited telemarketing calls advertising its products to consumers whose numbers were registered on the National Do Not Call List (DNCL). These calls also resulted in violations of the rules because the company failed to subscribe to the national DNCL 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.