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Net neutrality prevents CRTC from ordering ISPs verify age online: CRTC to Senate

Media | 03/03/2022 9:10 am EST

The CRTC cannot direct internet service providers (ISPs) to implement age verification techniques on pornographic websites in Canada, because the regulator must adhere to the...

Half of spectrum licencees opted to use ISED’s COVID flexibility

telecom | 07/29/2020 5:21 pm EDT

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada allowed companies to defer about $263 million in spectrum and radio licence fees and made other changes to its spectrum...

CRTC rejects request to hold contact-tracing inquiry

telecom | 05/13/2020 4:09 pm EDT

The CRTC has rejected a Public Interest Advocacy Centre request that it look into the involvement of...

Scott Hutton to take on newly-created role at the CRTC

telecom | 04/09/2019 5:30 pm EDT

The CRTC has created a new chief of consumer, research and communications...

Privacy commish ‘surprised’ by political ‘chill’ comments

telecom | 11/01/2018 4:28 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Canada’s privacy commissioner said Thursday that comments...

End of 2017 saw Stingray, Birch Hill reinvigorate lobby efforts

Media | 01/17/2018 4:39 pm EST

Stingray Digital Group Inc. and Birch Hill Equity Partners ramped up their lobbying in December, with both submitting their first communications reports for the year in the last weeks of 2017....

Sidewalk Labs, civil liberties group register to lobby

Media | 01/08/2018 4:14 pm EST

Alphabet Inc.’s Sidewalk Labs kicked off the new year by registering to lobby the federal government, while telecom and broadcasting communications in November grew significantly from the month before. Joshua Sirefman of Sirefman Ventures, Inc. registered in early...

BPF registers to lobby amidst consumer group funding concerns

Media | 12/14/2017 2:25 pm EST

A few months after the emergence of a proposal asking the CRTC to shift...

Broadcast lobbying jumped ahead of Creative Canada release

Media | 10/24/2017 6:20 pm EDT

Creative organizations stepped up and added to a surge in lobbying activity...

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...

U.S. broadcasters look to resume retransmission row

Media | 07/21/2017 2:52 pm EDT

A group of American TV stations seems to be renewing its efforts to put compensation for signals...

Heritage committee kicks off study on news media

Media | 02/23/2016 9:40 pm EST

OTTAWA — News quality came up as an issue at the first day of a study into the news media by the House of Commons heritage committee. Conservative MP Kevin Waugh, whose riding is in Saskatoon, brought up outsourcing of some...

Internet hasn’t killed the radio star: CRTC

Media | 03/27/2014 9:14 pm EDT

OTTAWA — The CRTC’s head of broadcasting says radio revenue does not appear to be suffering as a result of competition from Internet-based streaming services. Scott Hutton, the commission’s executive director of...

CBC at ‘forefront’ of digital media: CRTC’s Hutton

Media | 03/06/2014 3:21 am EST

OTTAWA — CBC/Radio-Canada has been at the vanguard of changes the broadcasting industry has faced due to the emergence of digital media in recent years, Scott Hutton, the CRTC’s executive...

Canadians divided on TV system issues: CRTC report

Media | 01/29/2014 10:20 pm EST

Canadians who took part in a CRTC consultation “want more” from their television services, including more diverse and higher-quality programming, as well as more choice to subscribe to the individual channels they...