People can sign up for the National DNCL and file complaints online at www.lnnte-dncl.gc.ca by phone: 1-866-580-DNCL (1-866-580-3625) or via a TTY device: 1-888-DNCL TTY (1-888-362-5889).
According to research commissioned by the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association in 2012, 78 per cent of Canadians feel they receive fewer telemarketing calls than they did prior to signing up for Canada's National Do Not Call List (DNCL).
Here are five facts you may not know about the National DNCL:
* Registered charities, political parties and candidates, newspapers seeking subscribers and businesses With Whom you have an existing relationship are exempt from the National DNCL rules, but consumers can ask to be put on these callers' internal do not call lists.
That means the Canadian DNCL and other regulations are a one-stop-shop, thereby simplifying compliance and enforcement.
It will have a third party, that it is in the process of seeking, to investigate DNCL and other telemarketing complaints.
This firm will work closely with Bell Canada, the national DNCL operator and the CRTC to ensure that complaints are deals with consistently and in a timely manner.
The CRTC will have a third party to investigate DNCL and other telemarketing complaints.