Rob Sugar, Canada’s premier Weight Loss Coach according to his fax ads, has the distinction of being the first person to be named as a violator of Canada’s Do Not Call List.
According to the CRTC, he did not make representations to defend the marketing.
He has been assessed a penalty of $4000 and has until September 25 to pay it. If payment has not been received by then, the Commission will certify the unpaid amount with the Federal Court in order to collect.
The CRTC also issued two notices against Peerless Mason, one for roofing and one for waterproofing. Peerless Mason had appealed, saying that they are not telemarketers, but a penalty of $10,000 has been assessed in each of the two cases.