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CRTC clarifies that individuals or small businesses cannot be charged for a service following a cancellation

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎18 hours ago‎
OTTAWA-GATINEAU, QC, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today clarified that telecommunications service providers cannot charge for a service that is not, and cannot be, provided following ...

New tariffs on the horizon after CRTC revamps rate-setting process for wholesale broadband Internet services

Lexology (registration) - ‎21 hours ago‎
Wholesale rates for broadband Internet services are set to change. This month wholesale broadband providers will file new tariff applications in response to a recent CRTC decision announcing changes to the rate-setting process. On March 31, 2016, the ...

CRTC Approves TerraTerra's Addition of 'Melody' and 'Seasons'

Broadcaster - ‎17 hours ago‎
The CRTC has approved the applications from TerraTerra Communications Inc., acting as Canadian sponsor, to add the non-Canadian French-language services Melody and Seasons to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations ...

CRTC releases 2015 financial results for Canadian conventional television stations

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎May 4, 2016‎
OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, May 4, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released statistical and financial information on Canadian conventional television stations for the broadcast year ending ...
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CRTC Releases 2015 Financial Results for Television Stations

Broadcaster - ‎May 4, 2016‎
To meet the objectives of the Broadcasting Act, the CRTC requires most television broadcasters to spend a minimum percentage of their revenues on content made by Canadians.
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Former CRTC head praises Ottawa for rethinking CanCon

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The former head of the CRTC is applauding Ottawa's decision to review the rules governing cultural industries in the country, pointing out that imposing regulations on the broadcast industry is increasingly difficult and ineffective.
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CRTC Releases 2015 Radio Financials Report

FYI Music News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Canada's broadcast regulator says overall revenue at Canada's 704 commercial stations declined slightly last year with revenues dipping slightly for the 2015 broadcast year, according to the CRTC's statistical and financial results for this sector ...

CRTC Chair Jean-Pierre Blais At Internet Hearings: Where Are The Women?

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Blais, the chairman of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), crunched some numbers on how much of a voice women have had in CRTC hearings, which help determine regulations for TV, internet and phone services ...

CRTC Approves TerraTerra's Addition of Canal Q

Broadcaster - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The CRTC has approved an application from TerraTerra Communications Inc., acting as Canadian sponsor, to add Canal Q to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution.

Nearly every Canadian will soon have high-speed Internet, so why is the CRTC meddling?

Financial Post - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Should broadband Internet be regulated and subsidized as an essential service? CRTC Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais made his own opinion on that fairly clear during the Basic Service Objective hearing that wrapped up last week.

CRTC and NFB to Co-host Youth Edition of Discoverability Summit

Broadcaster - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman and CEO of the CRTC and Claude Joli-Coeur, Government Film Commissioner and Chairperson of the NFB, are pleased to welcome the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, as a guest of honour to this event ...
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Commercial radio revenue stable at $1.6B: CRTC

The New Hamburg Independent - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
OTTAWA - Canada's broadcast regulator says overall revenue at Canada's 704 commercial stations declined slightly last year amid relative stability in advertising sales.
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CRTC Finds Kentville Market Cannot Sustain Additional Radio Stations

Broadcaster - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The CRTC has released its findings that the Kentville, Nova Scotia radio market cannot sustain any additional commercial radio stations at this time.

CRTC To Be Open By October

KONP.COM 1450 - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Port Angeles - The Board of Directors for the Carbon Recycling Training Center (CRTC) was busy Monday as they provided a status briefing for Port and County Commissioners.

CRTC considers new radio station for Quebec City (subscription) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
OTTAWA - Quebec City may soon have a new radio station after the CRTC issued a call for comments on market capacity and on the appropriateness of issuing a call for radio applications to serve the area.

CRTC, NFB to stage youth edition of Discoverability Summit (subscription) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
TORONTO - Just ahead of its Discoverability Summit next month, the CRTC and NFB announced plans to co-host a youth edition on Monday at the CBC Atrium in Toronto.

CRTC culinary is taking its meal to nationals

The Concord Insider - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
And to be honest, a menu like that may take us all evening to prepare, the CRTC culinary team, made up of Anthony Costello (Pembroke), Chase Haines (Concord), Megan Fraser (Hillsboro-Deering), Katherine Killam (Hopkinton) and alternate Brandon Diaz ...
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Achievable roadmap to ensure affordable Internet for all Canadians presented to CRTC on final day of crucial hearings

Wire Service Canada (press release) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎ Media Release (04/28/2016) - Every Canadian, regardless of where they live or their income level, should have a basic, affordable option for broadband Internet.
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Le CRTC précise que les particuliers ou les petites entreprises ne peuvent être facturés pour un service suite à une ...

CNW Telbec (Communiqué de presse) - ‎18 hours ago‎
OTTAWA-GATINEAU, le 5 mai 2016 /CNW/ - Le Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes (CRTC) a précisé aujourd'hui que les fournisseurs de services de télécommunication ne peuvent facturer un service qui n'est pas fourni, ...

The super-cheap Canadian cellphone deals only Americans can buy - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The case is now before the CRTC. Both Bell and Telus have made submissions, siding with Rogers. Sugar Mobile CEO Samer Bishay says the dispute is already hurting business; the company has halted its marketing plans while it waits for word on its fate.