A House of Commons Heritage committee debate on whether or not to have the Government’s update to the broadcasting Broadcasting Act sent back to the Minister of Justice for charter compliance review — after it removed a clause that critics feel would bring individual social media users content under regulation and hinder their freedom of expression — was put on hold after Liberals moved to adjourn the debate.
Canada should establish a centralized expert regulator for technology-facilitated gender-based violence, abuse and harassment (TFGBV), as current legislation fails to protect historically marginalized communities, according to a report published Wednesday by the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund.
Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne has rejected a call by the Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) and its member company Distributel Communications Ltd. to further delay the 3,500 MHz spectrum auction scheduled for June.
BCE Inc. CEO Mirko Bibic told shareholders Thursday that it is “too soon” to properly assess the impact of the CRTC’s decision to mandate access to incumbent networks like Bell’s for a limited number of spectrum-holding mobile network operators.
The CRTC has asked Rogers Communications Inc. to stop requiring its third-party internet access customers to use a particular kind of modem until the regulator makes a decision on a complaint about the requirement from the Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC).
Quebecor Inc. executive Jean-François Pruneau announced Tuesday morning that he would be stepping down from his position as president and CEO of Videotron in order to “leave active professional life and devote himself to personal investment projects,” according to a release.