Telemarketing and Unwanted Calls
About the National Do Not Call List
The National Do Not Call List (DNCL) gives consumers a choice about receiving telemarketing calls. The National DNCL Rules introduce responsibilities for Canada’s telemarketers.
A Canadian’s Choice
If you live in Canada, you can choose to reduce the number of telemarketing calls you receive by registering your residential, wireless, fax or VoIP telephone number on the National DNCL. Here’s what you need to know:
A Telemarketer’s Responsibility
Being a telemarketer means your business uses telecommunications technologies to make unsolicited calls or send faxes to consumers for the purpose of solicitation. Here’s what you need to know:
How is the DNCL enforced?
For the most part, the National DNCL is enforced by issuing citations, violations and penalties.
How is the DNCL Working?
We have produced reports since the National DNCL came in to existence. Read:
- Our 5 year anniversary report
- Our latest annual report on the operation of the National DNCL
- Our latest monthly status report on complaints and enforcement activities
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