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CRTC’s options to filter unwanted phone calls lacking: critic

We all hate those daily telemarketing calls. What's the CRTC doing to protect consumers? Not much, apparently.  Article by Jonathan Ore for CBC News The CRTC published a list on Friday of features Canadian telecom customers can use to help protect themselves from unsolicited or telemarketing calls. 

However, the options listed by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission include standard home telephone features that Canadians already use.

The list, which contains 215 entries, includes options from well-known companies including Bell and Rogers as well as smaller companies including SaskTel and Wind Mobile, provided at the CRTC's request.

Every company's items are listed separately, so common features offered by multiple companies appear multiple times. Voice mail, for example, appears on the list 10 times.

Read more at CBC News