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C-10 creates ‘false battle’ amongst broadcasters: former CRTC commissioner

Media | 11/03/2021 6:26 pm EDT

The Canadian government is  “expanding the scope of licenced speech” as it updates Canada’s broadcasting policy even though its “has never even asked itself whether...

VMedia blasts ‘regressive’ BTLR recommendation

telecom | 02/05/2020 4:38 pm EST

VMedia Inc. says a recommendation from the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review panel’s report that stipulates a primary reliance on “market forces” could stifle competition in Canada’s telecommunications industry, if enacted. Recommendation 28...

‘Competition’ definition key to impact of new CRTC directive: experts

telecom | 02/27/2019 6:08 pm EST

The new policy direction for the CRTC announced by the federal government...

Bell urged Bains not to send back MVNO decision a second time

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

Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains weighed sending back the CRTC’s...

Former CRTC commissioners criticize Harnessing Change report

Media | 11/07/2018 7:15 pm EST

TORONTO —  The idea of cross-subsidization of industries did not find...

Senators criticize makeup of comms acts review expert panel

Media | 10/04/2018 12:55 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Two senators on the Senate transport and communications...

Libertarian telecom analyst joining Bernier’s new party effort

Media | 08/23/2018 7:47 pm EDT

Conservative MP Maxime Bernier announced Thursday that Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) analyst Martin Masse will be joining him as he attempts to form a new national...

Court nixing Que. site-blocking ‘helpful’ against FairPlay: advocates

Media | 07/24/2018 5:59 pm EDT

The Quebec Superior Court has ruled against a plan by the Quebec government...

How serious is the CRTC’s ‘unprecedented’ lack of commissioners?

Media | 07/10/2017 4:58 pm EDT

At the end of this week, following the departure of its vice-chairman of...

Blais evokes praise, criticism as he leaves CRTC

Media | 06/19/2017 5:36 pm EDT

Now that former chairman Jean-Pierre Blais has departed the CRTC after five years at the helm, he leaves...

Shoan back to work following CRTC reinstatement

Media | 05/02/2017 5:29 pm EDT

Raj Shoan, the once-former CRTC commissioner, returned to work Monday, following a 10-month gap in his role as the regional representative for Ontario. As Shoan put it in a statement issued over the weekend, his tenure was...

Second challenge to Bill 74 begins as CWTA goes to court

telecom | 07/27/2016 9:11 pm EDT

The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) has filed a court challenge to a Quebec law that would force telecoms to block some illegal gambling websites, telling the court...

Court action could clarify CRTC commissioners’ rights: Denton

Media | 04/29/2015 8:20 pm EDT

A former CRTC commissioner says a court proceeding initiated by current commissioner Raj Shoan, which challenges the findings of an internal report into harassment and seeks to limit Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais' control, could help clarify the rights of and limits to the power of various CRTC players. "It's...

CRTC consults on 911 services

telecom | 12/17/2012 10:18 pm EST

The CRTC opened a consultation on the future of Canada’s 911 emergency services. In a release Monday, the CRTC said it appointed commissioner Tim Denton as inquiry officer and encouraged Canadians to comment on how 911...