Half a dozen home improvement companies have been hit with fines totaling $420,000, for making non-compliant telemarketing calls to Canadians.
The CRTC says the six companies called people who had registered their phone numbers on the National Do Not Call List, and made calls during restricted hours.
The companies/penalties are:
-Just Energy Corp. – $240,000
-Green Planet Home Services Inc. – $90,000
-4140800 Canada Inc. (operating as Coolheat Comfort Systems Inc.) – $36,000
-Canglow Windows and Doors Inc. – $30,000
-Budget Heating and Plumbing Services – $12,000
-Natures Carpet Cleaning (2012) Ltd. – $12,000
There are over 13 million numbers registered on the DNCL, which was established in 2008.