July 28, 2015

Canada Increases Fees for Do-Not-Call List

Please be aware that the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has just announced that it has approved rate increases for telephone solicitors to access the National Do Not Call List over a three (3) year period.

The first rate increase will become effective August 1st, 2015, and fees will be increased from $33,642 annually for all Canadian area codes to $45,134 annually for all Canadian area codes, or $2,013 annually per individual area code to $2,701 annually per individual area code.

After the fee increase on August 1st, 2015, the next fee increase will become effective April 1st, 2016, increasing the fees to $47,013 annually for all Canadian area codes, or $2,813 annually per individual area code.

The third fee increase will become effective April 1st, 2017, increasing fees to $48,047 annually for all Canadian area codes, or $2,875 annually per individual area code. Subscriptions expiring before August 1st, 2015, will be charged at the previous rate of $33,642 for a twelve-month period of all Canadian area codes.

Gryphon’s List Management Services (LMS) and Marketer Registration Services (MRS) are available to facilitate your registrations, subscriptions, renewals and meet all associated bonding, registered agent, and other compliance challenges associated with do-not-contact list and solicitor registration requirements. Please contact me to learn more about LMS and MRS.