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Bloc wants to work with Libs, NDP to pass bill like C-10 in minority government

Media | 09/15/2021 2:51 pm EDT

The Bloc Québécois is asking Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh to promise that should a minority government be formed, the three parties will work...

Broadcasting regulation debate at electoral standstill as advocates, industry react

Media | 09/14/2021 7:16 pm EDT

According to an advocacy group opposing restrictions on the internet, although the Conservative government has a better approach when it comes to the question on what to do...

Singh says he would use laws to meet telecom affordability goals

telecom | 09/14/2021 1:28 pm EDT

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh said his party could use laws to direct the...

NDP’s platform includes millions for rural broadband

Media | 09/13/2021 6:05 pm EDT

The New Democratic Party released its costed platform for next week’s...

Election outcome won’t stop Rogers-Shaw deal: Rogers CFO

Media | 09/13/2021 6:05 pm EDT

Whatever the outcome of the vote after polls close in the Sept. 20 federal election, it won't have much of an effect on regulatory approval of the proposed acquisition of Shaw Communications Inc. by...

Singh says he’ll oppose Rogers-Shaw merger

Media | 09/10/2021 2:46 pm EDT

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is the first party leader to explicitly oppose the proposed acquisition of Shaw...

Lower your prices or else, Trudeau tells big telecom at debate

Media | 09/09/2021 11:22 am EDT

GATINEAU, Que. -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is giving Canada’s telecommunications companies an ultimatum: drive down your prices or face much more competition in the marketplace. His comments come after the second French-language leader’s debate held Wednesday,...

Conservatives would reject mergers impacting competition: O’Toole

telecom | 09/07/2021 5:14 pm EDT

Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole said during a press conference on...

Broadband blues: the UBF and its discontents

telecom | 09/03/2021 5:50 pm EDT

With a federal election called for Sept. 20, parties have pledged to make Canadians’ lives better in a...

Bloc Québécois proposing a regional replacement for the CRTC

Media | 08/24/2021 5:28 pm EDT

As party platforms make the rounds ahead of the Sept. 20 federal election, the Bloc Québécois has proposed the creation of a Quebec-based organization to replace the CRTC in its own slate of...

The Wire Report’s guide to the 2021 federal election 

Media | 08/17/2021 2:35 pm EDT

After Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally called Sunday for a...

CRTC launches voter calling registry

telecom | 08/16/2021 4:25 pm EDT

The CRTC today launched its Voter Contact Registry program for the 2021 federal election announced Sunday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.  According to a Monday release, the program requires anyone making a call to a voter...