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CRTC to lead future telecom cybersecurity rules: gov’t document

telecom | 07/22/2019 1:23 pm EDT

The Liberal government plans to have the CRTC be the body in charge of developing and then enforcing telecom regulation related to future cybersecurity laws, according to a memo for Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez obtained through access to information law. In this year’s budget, the federal government outlined $144.9 million over five years to “help to protect Canada’s critical cyber systems including in the finance, telecommunications, energy and transport sectors.” The budget...

Growing CRTC cost awards delays ‘problem for everybody’

Media | 12/18/2018 7:44 pm EST

Increases in how long the CRTC takes to pay public interest groups to participate in proceedings not only represent an existential crisis for the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) but also a wider problem that could harm the involvement of other consumer organizations,...

Small ISPs ‘optimistic’ about CRTC broadband fund

telecom | 09/28/2018 4:58 pm EDT

A CRTC decision outlining how its $750 million fund for rural broadband will be administered “looks quite encouraging,” according to the president of the Canadian Network Operators’ Consortium (CNOC). Matt Stein said in a...

CRTC seeks public opinion in telecom sales practises

Media | 08/27/2018 3:23 pm EDT

The CRTC outlined Monday the details of an online public opinion survey concerning the regulator’s efforts to look into the allegedly unethical sales practises of the country’s telecoms.  The information the Commission...

Telecom industry revenues up 3.7 per cent at 2017 year end: CRTC

Media | 07/05/2018 5:13 pm EDT

The CRTC released new data Thursday for the fourth quarter of 2017 that...

May-Cuconato no longer CRTC secretary general

telecom | 09/06/2017 3:48 pm EDT

The CRTC has another opening among its senior officials, following the departure of secretary general...