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Consumer, seniors groups ask for telecom sales code of conduct

News | 10/23/2018 6:24 pm EDT
PIAC executive director John Lawford testifies during the CRTC's hearing into telecom sales practices in 2018 /Photo via CPAC.

GATINEAU — Consumer protection and seniors advocacy groups told the CRTC Tuesday Canada needs new rules for the telecom industry to deal with aggressive and misleading sales practices, and that seniors are frequently targeted by pushy salespeople.

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