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Order of the Premier of Ontario | March 23 2020 8:00PM

 


Harassing CollectorsEvery so often call are received from people who complaint of being harassed by collection agents.  While a collection agent calling to collect on an overdue account is generally lawful, collectors are required to perform collection efforts in accordance to the Collection and Debt Settlement Services Act, R.S.O.  1990, c.  C.14 as well as the judicially established common law.

An unfortunate circumstance arises when a collection agent becomes overly aggressive and engaged in forbidden tactics such as calling too frequently or contacting and threatening people other than the debtor such as demanding that a friend or relative either pay the debt of the debtor or provide information as to where the debtor can be contacted directly.  Where a collection agent becomes a nuisance by repeated telephone calls, the collection agent may be found found liable: Anderson v. Excel Collection Services Ltd., 2005 CanLII 35681LaFleur v. Canadian Bond Credits Ltd.2003 CanLII 64307Tran v. Financial Debt Recovery Ltd.2000 CanLII 22621.

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