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Paul Thompson new ISED associate deputy minister

| 10/27/2017 4:54 pm EDT

Paul Thompson has been named the new associate deputy minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, as of Nov. 20, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a press release Friday. He fills the post vacated by Kelly Gillis when she moved over to Infrastructure...

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 in the broadcast sector leading up to the release of the results in the Heritage Minister’s review of Canadian content in the digital age last month. September saw 22 communications reports...

Telus leads in end-of-summer lobbying activity

Media | 09/25/2017 5:31 pm EDT

Telus Corp. was far and away the busiest industry stakeholder when it came to...

Kelly Gillis leaving ISED

telecom | 09/14/2017 4:46 pm EDT

Kelly Gillis, the associate deputy minister at Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada, has been appointed as deputy minister at Infrastructure Canada,...

Telecom, broadcasting lobbying hits July lag

Media | 08/16/2017 3:41 pm EDT

July lobbying activity was affected by the expected summer slowdown that comes with Parliament not...

U.S. broadcasters look to resume retransmission row

Media | 07/21/2017 2:52 pm EDT

A group of American TV stations seems to be renewing its efforts to put compensation for signals...

5G to be ‘crowded playground,’ conference hears

telecom | 05/31/2017 5:35 pm EDT

GATINEAU, Que. — New entrants and existing service providers that haven’t traditionally delved into the mobile wireless market could find opportunities to take advantage of 5G and available spectrum, participants of the Wireless World Research Forum’s 5G Huddle were...

G.fast tech to give Canadian telcos’ Internet speeds a boost

telecom | 08/25/2016 5:52 pm EDT

A new technology that allows telecoms to get speeds of hundreds of gigabits through existing copper loops is making headway in Canada, where companies are testing it out and deployment is likely to...

Canada a ‘laggard’ in ICT investment, growth, forum hears

telecom | 06/01/2016 10:38 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Canada needs to “come to grips” with its lagging productivity and mobile broadband penetration if it wants to compete on the global stage, panellists said Wednesday during...

Who to lobby on spectrum: Policy Map

telecom | 06/12/2015 2:33 pm EDT

With demand for wireless spectrum on the rise, policy around the finite natural resource in Canada has emerged as a major government file over the last decade. Two spectrum auctions have already taken place this year, so far...