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Quebecor blames bigger providers for sales practices hearings

telecom | 10/25/2018 6:26 pm EDT

GATINEAU — Telecom providers who appeared before the CRTC Thursday said the whole industry shouldn't face more regulation — which could cost them millions — because of a few bad actors, with some pointing fingers at Canada's biggest telecom companies....

Broadcasters slam music industry copyright proposal

Media | 09/25/2018 1:46 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Canada’s private broadcasters are defending Canada’s existing copyright laws and tariff rules and say a proposal to nix a radio royalty exemption in the Copyright Act is an attempt at a cash grab by the recording industry. That comes after recording...

Corus’ Sylvie Courtemanche appointed CBSC chair

Media | 11/07/2017 4:03 pm EST

Sylvie Courtemanche is leaving her post as Corus Entertainment Inc.’s vice-president of government...

CRTC news fund proposal would ‘gut’ community TV: Cogeco

Media | 01/27/2016 10:14 pm EST

Cogeco Communications Inc. told a CRTC hearing Wednesday that a plan the commission proposed to create a new fund for local TV news programming, to be funded by existing financial resources within the...

Cogeco, SaskTel warn against mandatory wholesale on fibre connections

telecom | 11/27/2014 9:19 pm EST

GATINEAU, Que. — Two Canadian Internet service providers told the CRTC on Thursday that opening up fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) networks to wholesale access could hurt the “fragile”...

Paying retail for wholesale access isn’t good enough, say carriers

telecom | 09/29/2014 9:40 pm EDT

GATINEAU, Que. — Legislation introduced earlier this year that caps wholesale wireless roaming rates to what host carriers charge their own retail customers doesn't create the conditions necessary for smaller operators to compete, representatives from Wind Mobile and Mobilicity told the CRTC on Monday. It was the...

Dorval joins Cogeco

telecom | 09/30/2013 9:36 pm EDT

Nathalie Dorval is the new vice president of regulatory affairs and copyright at Cogeco Cable Inc. The company said in a release Friday that the position is effective Sept. 30. Dorval’s most recent position was as vice-president of regulatory affairs at Astral Media, where she worked for 16 years, the release said. Dorval left Astral following its merger with Bell Media over the summer....