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Opponents of Online Streaming Act out in force at Senate hearing including YouTubers

Media | 09/27/2022 4:50 pm EDT

The Senate Committee on Transportation and Communications continued its study of Bill C-11, the Online Streaming Act, on Tuesday morning. Most of the witnesses were opposed to...

Consider cost applications on Accessibility Canada Act regulations, CRTC urged

Media | 04/16/2020 4:58 pm EDT

The CRTC is under criticism for saying it may not award costs to groups who participate in a public consultation on regulations under the Accessibility Canada Act, with stakeholder groups arguing such a move would “contradict” the objectives of the new accessibility legislation. The Public Interest Advocacy Centre and the Forum for Research and Policy in Communications both sent letters to the regulator asking it to immediately provide clarity around funding, arguing the uncertainty...

FRPC wants CanCon visibility on search engines

Media | 01/21/2019 12:50 pm EST

As a rule, when Canadians search keywords on the internet, they should be presented with Canadian content...

Telus and Shaw say their customers largely aren’t watching OMNI

Media | 11/28/2018 4:29 pm EST

GATINEAU, QUE. -- Telus Corp. and Shaw Communications Inc. say...

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...

CRTC calls for ISPs to pay for CanCon, ‘equitable’ OTT contributions

Media | 05/31/2018 11:18 am EDT

GATINEAU — The CRTC is recommending the government undertake a bevy of...

Ian Scott ‘collegial’ choice for new CRTC chair: former colleagues

Media | 07/18/2017 11:49 am EDT

The choice of Ian Scott as the new chairman of the CRTC was greeted positively by former colleagues who praised his experience and collegial style Tuesday, but his background...

Increase indigenous representation at CRTC, conference hears

Media | 06/19/2017 5:18 pm EDT

OTTAWA — All of the country’s cultural institutions need a rethink when...

Address diversity gaps when filling CRTC roles, minister told

Media | 01/17/2017 9:52 pm EST

Filling all 13 spots allotted to CRTC commissioners could go a long way in addressing what some are calling decades of ongoing disparity between the demographics of those who make decisions about the...