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Tory convention takes aim at Streaming Act, CBC

Internet and Governance | 09/06/2023 4:29 pm EDT

Dissatisfaction with the Online Streaming Act and defunding the CBC are among the resolutions being raised at the Conservative Party of Canada policy convention coming up in Quebec City. A 51-page book of policy statements has been released by the party in advance of the...

Tories take aim at future of CBC in leadership race

Media | 08/29/2022 3:37 pm EDT

The CBC/ Radio-Canada’s English services may have a target on its back, depending on who wins the Conservative leadership race, after three of the five candidates in the running said they want to defund the public broadcaster while the remaining two are calling for changes...

Rogers, Shaw execs mum on spectrum at Industry committee  

Media | 03/29/2021 7:40 pm EDT

On the opening day Monday of hearings into Roger's proposed acquisition of...

Tories seek committee hearings on Rogers-Shaw deal

telecom | 03/16/2021 5:20 pm EDT

Shadow minister for jobs and industry Pierre Poilievre announced Tuesday afternoon that the Conservatives...

New NAFTA allows Super Bowl simsub ahead of SCC review

Media | 10/01/2018 7:18 pm EDT

The new trade pact forged by Canada, the U.S. and Mexico to replace the...

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...

Link Canada Child Benefit to low-income Internet plans: Telus

telecom | 05/17/2016 8:44 pm EDT

Telus Corp. is suggesting that subsidized Internet service be made available to families that already collect the Child Canada Benefit. Spokeswoman Luiza Staniec said in an email Tuesday that the company has “been speaking to the government about how we might launch” a program that would provide “very low-cost, subsidized Internet service to Canadian children living in poverty.” Due to privacy laws, the company can’t screen customers’ income directly, so it’s proposing to “make the subsidized service available to families...