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Ahead of next alert test, cities group says texts lack specificity

telecom | 04/26/2019 5:13 pm EDT

Before a second wireless emergency alert test went out in November, a group consisting of major emergency management agencies across Canada sent a letter to Public Safety...

PIAC says CRTC ‘railroading’ internet code, boycotts proceedings

Media | 11/23/2018 2:33 pm EST

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre says it is boycotting the CRTC’s internet code proceedings, a move that comes after the regulator denied an application by consumer groups for a time-extension on filing until after it issues its sales practices report. PIAC’s executive director John Lawford said his organization doesn’t have enough time and resources to participate. By not giving consumer groups more time to prepare, he said the CRTC is effectively “railroading” its draft code...

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...

New numbers emerge in mandatory carriage renewal consultation

Media | 05/15/2018 4:31 pm EDT

The CRTC has issued a call for comments after correcting the data it used to determine wholesale rates during the regulator’s look at mandatory carriage renewals, according to a Friday letter. ...

Claude Doucet new CRTC secretary general

Media | 12/14/2017 5:30 pm EST

The CRTC has named Claude Doucet its new secretary general, effective January 2018, chairman Ian Scott said in a note to staff Thursday. “As a seasoned senior executive in the federal government, with a Chartered Professional...

May-Cuconato no longer CRTC secretary general

telecom | 09/06/2017 3:48 pm EDT

The CRTC has another opening among its senior officials, following the departure of secretary general...