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Public Safety looking at changing emergency alert funding: gov’t docs

telecom | 12/16/2020 3:26 pm EST

Public Safety Canada is considering implementing a “more sustainable funding approach” for Canada’s emergency alert system, according to documents obtained through the...

Federal gov’t looking to expand emergency alerts to online platforms, devices

telecom | 11/25/2020 10:42 am EST

As Canadian emergency management authorities hold their regular test of the public emergency alerting system Wednesday, the federal government is exploring how to extend those...

CRTC launches tests, reporting rules after emergency alert glitches

telecom | 01/16/2020 4:41 pm EST

Complaints about the national emergency alert system have prompted the CRTC...

Broadcasters opposed to STB measurement system proposal

Media | 12/18/2019 6:12 pm EST

Several independent broadcasters have written to the CRTC to say the regulator shouldn’t grant a request by TV providers to change a rule forcing cable and IPTV services to hand over viewership...

Unclear who owns set-top box data, broadcasters argue

telecom | 08/21/2019 5:48 pm EDT

Quebecor Inc. hasn’t established that it actually owns the set-top box data at the centre of a new...

CRTC mandates carriers participate in two emergency alert tests a year

telecom | 07/10/2019 5:11 pm EDT

The CRTC will require wireless providers to send a second visible test of...

Harmonize all emergency alert tests: officials

telecom | 01/03/2019 5:23 pm EST

The current requirements for emergency alert tests, which specify a different schedule for tests on wireless devices and broadcast platforms, could cause public confusion and should be harmonized, according to emergency management officials across the country. Their...

Another round of public wireless alert tests coming: CRTC

telecom | 10/03/2018 6:16 pm EDT

The CRTC is directing wireless phone service providers to conduct additional “visible” tests of the emergency alert system, after the first tests were plagued with compatibility problems that...

Fewer phones than expected emergency alert compatible: official

telecom | 09/24/2018 5:48 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Those in charge of the wireless emergency alert system...

Too many emergency alerts could lead to ignorance: telecom consultant

Media | 06/06/2018 12:14 pm EDT

TORONTO — An amber alert that resulted in three emergency texts sent to...

CRTC wants answers on emergency alert test problems

telecom | 05/17/2018 4:33 pm EDT

The CRTC could consider further regulations covering the wireless emergency alert system, depending on the answers it gets from the CEO of Pelmorex Corp. The company runs the National Public Alerting System (NPAS) system. The...

First wireless emergency alert tests marred by errors

telecom | 05/07/2018 6:28 pm EDT

Scheduled tests of the new national emergency alert notification system failed on Monday, after an errant...

Don’t increase carriage fees for 9(1)h services: TV providers

Media | 05/03/2018 5:33 pm EDT

TV service providers told the CRTC this week that cord-cutting by Canadians shouldn’t be the reason to give channels with mandatory carriage on basic packages higher monthly carriage fees. Shaw Communications Inc., Quebecor Inc. and Cogeco Inc. told the CRTC in a joint presentation during a hearing this week that they...

CRTC still eyeing April start date for wireless alerts

telecom | 03/08/2018 2:55 pm EST

In a decision on Thursday, the CRTC has said that while the launch of Canada’s upcoming wireless public alerting (WPA) system has yet to be announced, it intends for the start date to be the...

Start date for wireless emergency alert system still not set: CRTC

telecom | 02/05/2018 6:08 pm EST

OTTAWA — Following a wireless emergency alert in the United States that...

Rory Capern hired at Pelmorex

Media | 10/25/2017 4:39 pm EDT

In a press release on Wednesday, Pelmorex Corp. announced that Rory Capern will join the company as vice-president of partnerships, starting Nov. 7. “Rory Capern will work to strengthen Pelmorex’s position as an advertising and insights leader in Canada, while ensuring consumers needs are at the forefront of their solutions,” said the release. The release also outlined Pelmorex’s goal to move beyond just its main weather-related media products, like the Weather Network and MétéoMédia, by creating the...

Broadcast lobbying jumped ahead of Creative Canada release

Media | 10/24/2017 6:20 pm EDT

Creative organizations stepped up and added to a surge in lobbying activity...

Sam Sebastian leaves Google Canada, joins Pelmorex

Media | 07/25/2017 5:27 pm EDT

The managing director of Alphabet Inc.’s Google Canada, Sam Sebastian, has left the company and will...