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Apr 03, 2020, 14:00 ET CRTC authorizes two important acquisitions in Quebec

CRTC authorizes a major change to Quebec's television broadcasting landscape OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, April 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the CRTC authorized Bell Canada's application to acquire V...


Mar 10, 2020, 11:00 ET Canada to host international regulators forum in October 2020

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, March 10, 2020 /CNW/ - Delegates from around the world are invited to Ottawa next fall to attend the Communications Policy & Regulation Week from October 5-8, 2020, organized ...


Feb 17, 2020, 12:41 ET Media Advisory - CRTC to hold a hearing in Gatineau, Quebec

WHEN: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 WHERE: Conference Centre, Phase IV, 140 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau, Quebec TIME: 9 a.m. OTTAWA et GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian...


Feb 12, 2020, 07:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - CRTC to Hold a Hearing in Montreal, Quebec/

WHEN: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 WHERE: Palais des congrès de Montréal, 1001, place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montreal, Quebec TIME: 9 a.m. OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian...


Feb 10, 2020, 10:52 ET Media Advisory - CRTC to Hold a Hearing in Montreal, Quebec

WHEN: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 WHERE: Palais des congrès de Montréal, 1001, place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montreal, Quebec TIME: 9 a.m. OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Feb. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian...


Jan 31, 2020, 11:00 ET New safeguards now in place for Internet customers

OTTAWA, Jan. 31, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Internet Code came into force, providing Canadians with additional safeguards when subscribing to home Internet services. The Code will also help them resolve ...


Jan 29, 2020, 14:00 ET Statement by Ian Scott, Chairperson and CEO of the CRTC, in response to the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel's Final Report

From: Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel presented its...


Jan 28, 2020, 11:00 ET Canadians are invited to share their views on CBC's programming: consultation period extended

The CRTC is holding a public consultation on the renewal of its broadcasting licences OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 28, 2020 /CNW/ - The CRTC is extending its consultation period by one week for...


Dec 17, 2019, 11:00 ET Call blocking comes into force: Canadians to have more protection against nuisance calls

OTTAWA, Dec. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians will soon have access to a call blocking system that better protects themselves against unsolicited and illegitimate calls. The CRTC required...


Dec 10, 2019, 11:00 ET CRTC issues $115,000 in penalties to stop the spread of malicious software

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The CRTC's Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer today issued a penalty of $100,000 to John Paul Revesz and Vincent Leo Griebel, partners operating...


Dec 09, 2019, 14:00 ET Joint Statement by Ian Scott, Chairperson and CEO of the CRTC, and Ajit Pai, Chairman of the FCC, on the First Official Cross-Border Call Using STIR/SHAKEN Caller ID Authentication Framework

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Spoofed, scam robocalls are an international problem. Both Americans and Canadians are being bombarded by these calls, which are too often used to...


Dec 09, 2019, 11:00 ET CRTC steps up efforts to combat spoofed calls

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The CRTC today took further steps to combat caller ID spoofing and determine the origins of nuisance calls. The CRTC expects telecommunications service...


Dec 09, 2019, 09:37 ET /R E P E A T-- Media Advisory - CRTC technical media briefing/

WHEN: Monday, December 9, 2019 WHERE: Via conference call TIME: 10:15 am. EST OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) will ...


Dec 06, 2019, 12:57 ET Media Advisory - CRTC technical media briefing

WHEN: Monday, December 9, 2019 WHERE: Via conference call TIME: 10:15 am. EST OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) will ...


Dec 03, 2019, 11:00 ET Canadians invited to participate in a survey on the mobile wireless services market

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) The CRTC today launched an online survey to better understand the needs, behaviours...


Nov 25, 2019, 11:00 ET Canadians are invited to share their views on CBC's programming

The CRTC is launching a public consultation on the renewal of its broadcasting licences OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The CRTC is seeking Canadians' opinions on the Canadian...


Nov 22, 2019, 11:00 ET Public alerting tests to be conducted in Canada on November 27

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - On November 27, 2019, all provincial and territorial emergency management organizations will conduct public alerting tests in Canada, except for Nunavut....


Nov 13, 2019, 16:00 ET CRTC Broadband Fund launches second call to improve Internet access and mobile wireless services across Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the CRTC launched its second call for applications for the Broadband Fund. The CRTC is now accepting applications for all eligible projects to improve broadband...


Nov 04, 2019, 09:27 ET Media Advisory - CRTC to Hold a Hearing in Gatineau, Quebec

WHEN: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 WHERE: Conference Centre, Portage IV, 140 Promenade du Portage, Outaouais room, Gatineau, Quebec TIME: 9 a.m. OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - The...


Sep 12, 2019, 11:00 ET CRTC's Voter Contact Registry to protect voters during 2019 federal election

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The CRTC today announced that the Voter Contact Registry is now accepting registrations for the 2019 federal election. The CRTC will accept...


Sep 09, 2019, 11:10 ET Ontario Consumers Home Services and Blue Dream must pay $260,000 in penalties for their telemarketing activities

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of its ongoing efforts to protect Canadians from nuisance calls and faxes, the CRTC today imposed a $194,330 penalty on Ontario Consumers Home...


Aug 30, 2019, 11:15 ET CRTC launches review of cellphone financing plans

Commission is concerned new industry marketing practices may erode protections Canadians have under the Wireless Code OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the CRTC launched a review...


Aug 15, 2019, 16:00 ET CRTC promotes competition for broadband Internet services by setting lower wholesale rates

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The CRTC today set final wholesale rates that will facilitate greater competition and promote innovative broadband services and affordable prices for...


Aug 08, 2019, 11:13 ET Prices of communications services trended downwards in 2018

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Prices for most communications services decreased in 2018, according to the CRTC's Communications Monitoring Report pricing publication issued today. The ...


Aug 02, 2019, 14:11 ET CRTC will examine recent 36 month wireless device financing plans

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 2, 2019 /CNW/ - While the CRTC acknowledges that wireless device financing plans that exceed 24 months may render devices more affordable and attractive for Canadians...