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UPDATED: Rogers comes out victorious in competition challenge over Shaw buyout

Media | 12/30/2022 12:34 am EST

Canada’s Competition Tribunal is dismissing the Commissioner of Competition’s application to block Rogers Communications Inc.’s takeover of Shaw Communications Inc....

Rogers wants more details on how Québecor-Freedom deal allegedly harms competition

Media | 09/09/2022 5:02 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. wants competition commissioner Matthew Boswell to explain exactly what "difficulties"  Québecor Inc.’s Vidéotron will allegedly face with the...

Gov. issues new CRTC policy direction with guidance for wholesale regime

telecom | 05/26/2022 4:02 pm EDT

The federal government is seeking to issue a new policy direction to the...

Facebook to pay $9 million to Competition Bureau after investigation

telecom | 05/19/2020 4:19 pm EDT

Facebook Inc. must pay a $9 million penalty to the Competition Bureau after making "false or misleading claims" about the privacy of personal information on the main Facebook platform and its...

Broad MVNO access too risky, Competition Bureau tells CRTC

telecom | 02/18/2020 5:54 pm EST

GATINEAU, Que. — The CRTC’s two-week wireless policy review kicked off...

Telecoms must hand over more detailed info to Comp Bureau

telecom | 08/06/2019 7:23 pm EDT

The CRTC has directed telecom companies to disclose an additional set of...

Competition Bureau adds new digital enforcement officer post

telecom | 07/02/2019 4:22 pm EDT

The Competition Bureau has created a new chief digital enforcement officer position and has appointed George McDonald, currently a senior account leader at IBM Corp., to the role.  Effective Tuesday, McDonald will help the bureau “monitor the digital landscape, identify and evaluate new investigative techniques, and boost its digital intelligence gathering capabilities,” according to a press release. He’ll report directly to competition commissioner Matthew Boswell. McDonald will join the bureau through Interchange Canada, an exchange program that allows individuals from the...

Competition Bureau asks CRTC to reconsider requests for info

telecom | 05/06/2019 5:27 pm EDT

Competition commissioner Matthew Boswell has told the CRTC he needs more location-specific data about Canada’s wireless market to be able to contribute to the upcoming review of the CRTC’s mobile...

Comp Bureau investigating Bell sales practices, going to court for CCTS info

telecom | 04/10/2019 3:25 pm EDT

The Competition Bureau is going to court to compel the Commission for...

Competition Bureau doubles down on wireless carrier info requests

telecom | 04/05/2019 6:33 pm EDT

The Competition Bureau is mostly standing firm on its request to the CRTC...

Boswell gets full term as Competition Bureau commissioner

Media | 03/05/2019 1:16 pm EST

The Liberal government has appointed Matthew Boswell on a full five-year...

Competition Bureau warns streaming services to review marketing practices

Media | 09/25/2018 5:35 pm EDT

The Competition Bureau is calling for online video streaming services to review their marketing practices, terms and conditions after it found they’re sometimes unclear and hard to understand....

Broadcasters’ association, Corus, add new lobby registrations

Media | 08/24/2018 11:33 am EDT

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters registered to lobby the federal government on its review of the Copyright Act in July, which was otherwise a sleepy month in telecom and media government...

Industry should know Canadians concerned about sales practices: Bains

telecom | 06/14/2018 1:35 pm EDT

OTTAWA  — Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains said Thursday afternoon that...

Matthew Boswell to head Comp Bureau in 1 year interim term

telecom | 05/30/2018 2:26 pm EDT

The Competition Bureau has an interim replacement for outgoing commissioner...