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Competition Bureau seeking consumer input for Broadband Market Study

Canada's Competition Bureau has launched public consultations to better understand what influences consumer choice when buying internet services. The bureau is asking Canadians to fill...

Rogers Media second broadcaster to ban Faith Goldy election ads

Rogers Media is the second broadcast outlet to reject election ads from Toronto mayoral candidate Faith Goldy. The former Rebel Media contributor posted a screenshot...

#CRTC and Canadian #Media News In Brief

Faith Goldy, who is running for Mayor of Toronto, has hired constitutional law and civil rights lawyer Clayton Ruby to represent her in a...

Faith Goldy sues Bell Media over refusal to run election ads

Toronto mayoral candidate and former Rebel Media contributor Faith Goldy has hired constitutional law and civil rights lawyer Clayton Ruby to represent her in...

Ottawa announces $14.5M in support for official-language minority media

Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, has outlined details of $14.5 million in funding earmarked to support radio and newspapers serving official-language...

#CRTC and #Telecom News – CRTC denies Fairplay Canada website-blocking proposal

The CRTC has denied the FairPlay Canada coalition’s website-blocking proposal to address copyright piracy. The commission says it does not have the jurisdiction under...

CRTC denies FairPlay website blocking proposal

The CRTC has denied the FairPlay Canada coalition's website-blocking proposal to address copyright piracy. The commission says it does not have the jurisdiction under the Telecommunications...

What the new USMCA deal means for broadcasting

NAFTA renegotiations wrapped Sunday night with a new trilateral trade deal. While protections for Canada's cultural sectors remain as-is in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA),...

CRTC reveals criteria to tap $750M Broadband Fund

The CRTC has revealed the criteria that will be used to evaluate applications for funding from its $750-million Broadband Fund, established to improve broadband internet...

#Broadcasting & #Telecom News – Broadcasting and Telecommunications Act Review Panel opens comments, CBC/Radio-Canada president Catherine Tait on cross-country tour

The Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel launched its consultation process this week with the release of Responding to the New Environment: A Call...

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