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CRTC issues Indigenous broadcasting policy consult; asks about quotas

Media | 03/22/2024 6:16 pm EDT

The CRTC has issued a call for comments as part of Phase 2 of the co-development process for an Indigenous broadcasting policy to ensure that all online broadcasts, radio, and...

Feds provide funding to expand broadband in Nunavut

telecom | 03/21/2024 6:28 pm EDT

The federal government is spending an additional $2.8 million to advance clean energy and roll out high-speed internet service in Nunavut. Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal made the announcement at the Arctic Energy and Resource Symposium in Calgary on Thursday....

CRTC looking to add a new radio station in Calgary, Alta.

Media | 03/15/2024 1:14 pm EDT

The CRTC is issuing a call for applications from interested parties wishing...

Indigenous Screen Office to receive permanent funding

Media | 03/14/2024 4:01 pm EDT

The Indigenous Screen Office (ISO) will receive permanent government funding to support Indigenous-led...

New “use it or lose it” policy helps Indigenous spectrum connectivity 

telecom | 01/31/2024 3:42 pm EST

Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry François-Philippe Champagne...

OPINION: Canada’s spectrum framework is failing Indigenous peoples

telecom | 09/01/2023 6:00 pm EDT

By Mark Buell and Phil Steinhauer-Mozejko, Connect Humanity Fund In its recently released five-year Spectrum Outlook 2023 to 2027, the Ministry of Innovation, Science, and...

Auditor General finds internet connectivity lags in rural and Indigenous areas

Internet and Governance | 03/27/2023 5:20 pm EDT

Auditor General Karen Hogan released a quartet of reports on the...

CRTC opening up Indigenous Broadband Funding stream in policy review

telecom | 03/23/2023 6:57 pm EDT

The CRTC is looking for feedback on how it can improve its Broadband Fund,...

CRTC looks at improving telecom services in Far North

Media | 06/08/2022 4:21 pm EDT

The CRTC announced it was initiating a proceeding to improve telecommunications services in Canada’s...

Senator calls for greater broadband access to First Nations

Media | 04/29/2022 3:29 pm EDT

A Saskatchewan senator called on the government to do more to ensure...