A trio of Canada’s biggest broadcasters has asked the Federal Court for a renewal of Canada’s first ever site-blocking order, two years after the original blocking order was first granted in a precedent setting case.
Public Works and Government Services Canada awarded the RCMP’s “national cybercrime solution” contract to Toronto-based FTI Consulting Canada Inc., after the government’s 2016 Cyber Review found that greater coordination was needed among law enforcement agencies to fight cybercrime.
The Federal Court has rejected a Telus Corp. request to stop the department of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development (ISED) from issuing licenses for set-aside spectrum won at auction by Quebecor Inc.’s Vidéotron in this past summer’s 3,500 MHz auction.
The CRTC ordered Rogers Communications Inc. to submit a list of its original community programming, aggregate returns filed with the CRTC, and employment data on the public record to help the commission better understand how its proposed merger with Shaw Communications Inc. will affect diversity in broadcasting.
The CRTC approved an application by Telus Corp. to amend three regional broadcasting licences for terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings (BDU) in British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec, but included a condition of licence relating to the establishment of an independent programming committee (IPC).
The Federal Court has ordered Alphabet Inc.‘s Google to turn over a number of records to the Competition Bureau after the regulator requested the documents as part of its investigation into what it suspects are anti-competitive practices involving the sale of advertising on YouTube.