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Canadian prices will ‘always be higher’: Bragg

telecom | 02/21/2020 7:40 pm EST

GATINEAU, Que. — According to Lee Bragg, CEO of Bragg Communications Inc.’s Eastlink, it is “really ridiculous” to compare mobile wireless prices in Canada to those in the United States and Europe in any assessment of wireless affordability.  CRTC commissioner...

Long-time TekSavvy lawyer appointed to Federal Court

Media | 05/06/2019 4:25 pm EDT

Nicholas McHaffie, who served as counsel to TekSavvy Solutions Inc. in its long-running legal saga against movie studios looking to get the personal information of Canadians in copyright cases, has been appointed to the Federal Court. Justice Minister David Lametti made the appointment on Monday. It comes amid Federal Court court proceedings involving TekSavvy, a client of McHaffie, and movie studios pursuing the disclosure of the telecom’s subscriber information to start legal action against alleged infringers of the studios’ copyright. But Monday’s appointment means the end of...

TekSavvy to lobby feds on speed caps in disaggregated regime

telecom | 03/15/2019 5:14 pm EDT

TekSavvy Solutions Inc. has hired a new consultant lobbyist to raise...

TekSavvy tells CRTC about incumbents trying to ‘poach’ customers

telecom | 10/24/2018 6:17 pm EDT

GATINEAU — TekSavvy Solutions Inc. told the CRTC Wednesday that a sales...

Lo leaves PIAC on two-year exchange

Media | 08/12/2013 8:53 pm EDT

Alysia York-Suen Lau is the new legal counsel for the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC), as former counsel Janet Lo leaves to join the federal finance department through an “interchange agreement,” PIAC said. In a notice posted on its website Friday, PIAC said Lo started a two-year stint with Finance Canada on Monday. It said York-Suen...