The CRTC has changed the deadline for the Canadian Administrator of Video Relay Service Inc. (CAV) to file documents related to funding. This comes as a response to an intervention by the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Coalition (DHH Coalition) asking that CAV file material in American Sign Language and Langue des signes québécois.
The Court of Appeal for British Columbia upheld a lower-court ruling allowing the CEO of the Fiore Group of Companies and Lionsgate Entertainment founder, Frank Giustra, to proceed with a defamation lawsuit against Twitter Inc. in its provincial courts.
The department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) is proposing to keep the set-aside spectrum auction rules established in its recent 3500 Mhz auction for its planned 3800 Mhz auction, despite Quebecor Inc.’s purchase of the recent set-aside spectrum being challenged in court.
The CRTC approved an application by its Interconnection Steering Committee (CISC) to defer the application of its anti-spoofing technology, the STIR/SHAKEN condition, to all 911 emergency and callback calls to eliminate the risk of emergency calls being misidentified as spoofed calls or being dropped.
Overall, telecommunications companies pulled in some $53.4 billion in 2020, a 1.4 per cent decrease in overall revenues compared to 2019, according to the most recent edition of the CRTC’s Communications Monitoring Report released Wednesday.
The CRTC denied a Quebec organization representing French-language broadcasters its request to submit interventions on Rogers-Shaw merger past deadline, claiming the organization might introduce evidence on the record to which Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. will have a limited opportunity to respond.