A new organization called the Centre for Digital Rights (CDR) that is looking to create a national data strategy has registered to lobby the government after its co-founder Jim Balsillie told a House of Commons ethics committee this month that internet giants are engaging in “surveillance capitalism.”
OTTAWA — Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains wouldn’t say Thursday whether concerns about the security of telecom networks played a part in the reason the federal government decided to block the acquisition of Aecon Group Inc. by a Chinese company.
Innovation Canada (ISED) released the results of its 2018 residual spectrum auction Friday, with Cogeco Inc. ending up as the big spender.
OTTAWA — A media advocacy group calling for changes that would upend the ability for Canadian organizations to deduct taxes on foreign digital advertising admitted Tuesday that its proposal could face political challenges considering the government’s sensitivity to tax-related matters.
Bragg Communications Inc.’s Eastlink has to keep provisioning new customers of Frontier Network Inc.’s two third-party internet access (TPIA) purchasers before a final decision is issued in a dispute between the two companies, the CRTC ruled in an interim decision on Thursday.