Tag: PIAC

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CMPA, CAB, FRIENDS among petitioners...

The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA), the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB), and CBC watchdog, FRIENDS, are among the organizations that have submitted petitions...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CBC hiring as part of...

CBC News says it’s expanding its commitment to local news by creating 14 new positions across the country, focused on deepening community connections. The...

CRTC backtracks on move to set lower wholesale internet rates

Consumer advocates say Canadians will likely end up paying more for internet service, following a decision by the CRTC to backtrack on a move to...

Proposed Rogers/Shaw deal ignites competition, ownership concentration concerns

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) is among the organizations and policy experts expressing concern about a proposed transaction that would see Rogers Communications...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CRTC greenlights Bell’s acquisition of...

The CRTC has greenlit Bell’s acquisition of Quebec’s V television stations in Montréal, Québec City, Saguenay, Sherbrooke, and Trois-Rivières, and affiliates in Gatineau, Rivière-du-Loup...

Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast: John Lawford of the Public Interest...

The CRTC has unveiled its Internet Code for internet service providers, aimed at better safeguarding Canadians against the shady practices of big telecom. While...

Canadians don’t switch telecom providers despite dissatisfaction: PIAC

Canadians don't switch communications providers despite their dissatisfaction with pricing and service, according to a new report from the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC). The...

Critics say CRTC telco report lacks accountability, commitment

Critics say while the CRTC report on misleading and aggressive telecom sales practices acknowledges there's a problem, it stops short of committing to any...

Telecom and CRTC News In Brief – CCTS says telecom and...

The Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS) has published its 2017-18 Annual Report, noting a 57 per cent increase in the number of...

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