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CRTC grants CBC flexibility for push to digital

Media | 06/22/2022 6:45 pm EDT

The CRTC has granted a sweeping flexibility that paves the way for CBC/Radio-Canada to shift toward a focus on digital outputs and away from its linear programming.  Wednesday, the regulator released its long awaited decision on the renewal of the CBC's licence. In...

CRTC chair, commish toured Rogers’ ‘piracy lab’

Media | 03/02/2020 1:23 pm EST

As part of their ongoing effort to fight content piracy, two of Canada’s largest media and telecom companies have, or are considering setting up, “piracy labs” to demonstrate to visitors including regulators and government officials what infringement looks like....

CRTC meetings unrelated to OMNI, Rogers says in court filing

Media | 07/26/2019 10:25 am EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. has filed a response in a court case challenging...

Language representation at CRTC raised to Yale panel

Media | 02/12/2019 2:37 pm EST

Better representation at the CRTC of official language minority communities is a concern a number of...

Cogeco hires lobbyist with wireless spectrum expertise

telecom | 07/03/2018 11:54 am EDT

Amir Bigloo, who has a history of successful spectrum purchases as CEO of...

Internet Society establishes lobby footing in Canada

Media | 03/27/2018 6:32 pm EDT

A decades-old organization that is pushing for a multilateral approach to decision-making on the future...

Monique Lafontaine appointed Ontario commissioner for CRTC

Media | 11/29/2017 1:36 pm EST

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly has appointed Monique Lafontaine as the CRTC’s new commissioner of Ontario, according to a government release. She will begin the five-year term on Jan. 2. Lafontaine will replace former Ontario commissioner Raj Shoan, who was dismissed...