Senior Citizens Against Aggressive Telus Mobility Telemarketing
October 2, 2022
Have you been a victim of a scam, or aggressive sales or billing practices from Telus Mobility?
Seniors Against Aggressive Telus Mobility Telemarketing wants to hear your story so it can stop these practices.
Follow this link to their website so you can tell your story: https://www.mobilescamtellus.com/Read More
Paper Bill Fees Must End: Wireless Carriers and CRTC Disappoint Consumers; Legislation Necessary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 31, 2014
OTTAWA – The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and the Consumers’ Association of Canada (CAC) reacted today to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s (CRTC) announcement that it had failed yesterday to convince Canadian telecommunications carriers and broadcast distributors to eliminate fees for providing bills in paper format. PIAC and CAC noted that the agreement reached with these companies was unacceptable for the vast majority of customers and noted the CRTC’s own displeasure with the outcome, and promise of a public inquiry.
Click here for the complete news release.Read More
PIAC and Consumers’ Association of Canada Release Open Letter to Chairman of CRTC About Paper Bill
July 29, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OTTAWA – The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and the Consumers’ Association of Canada (CAC) today sent an open letter to Mr. Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) regarding the CRTC’s decision to close their complaint about fees charged by telecommunications service providers for providing bills in paper format and to hold a private meeting with the industry. In the letter PIAC and CAC deplore the CRTC’s actions and ask the Chairman to rethink the course the CRTC appears to have chosen.
A copy of the Open Letter is found by following this link. The french version is here.
For more information please contact:
Consumers’ Association of Canada
CAC/PIAC LETTER - CRTC IS SILENCING PUBLIC ADVOCATES
July 28, 2014
The CAC and PIAC wrote a letter to the CRTC today expressing their profound concern with the actions of the Commission in "closing" their formal application to prohibit telecommunications carriers’ practice of billing for paper invoices, and instead convening what appears to be a private "settlement" meeting between the Vice-Chairs of Broadcasting and of Telecommunications and the industry.
To view the complete letter click here.Read More
CRTC asked to stop Bell Mobility’s “Relevant Ads” Program
January 27, 2014
OTTAWA – The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and the Consumers’ Association of Canada (CAC) today filed an application challenging Bell Canada’s collection, use and disclosure of customer information gathered from its own wireless customers for behavioural and other marketing.
The application, which was filed with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC), argues that Bell’s unprecedented collection, use and disclosure of customer information for marketing is contrary to Canadian telecommunications policy – rules intended to protect Canadians’ privacy.Read More