At that rate, they would have run through every single Canadian in 320 hours.
I’m glad that the CRTC has taken this step. It’s been in works for a long time. It’s not perfect as many have pointed out, but it’s a great start.
For those outside of Canada, the CRTC is the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. They are the Canadian version of the American FCC. Basically they manage the airwaves, give out licenses to broadcast, that type of thing.
If you are Canadian and haven’t added yourself to the Federal Do-Not-Call list yet, you can do so by visiting this website. Please note that because of the torrent of traffic visiting the site, it may be unavailable for a while.
I was able to get one telephone number into the system then it sent me to an error page.