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CRTC launches review of wireless code

www.parrysound.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
26. The CRTC will also host an online discussion forum in mid-September, and will later hold a public hearing Feb. 6 to further evaluate the code.

CRTC Issues CASL Advisory to Canadian Businesses

Broadcaster - ‎5 hours ago‎
The CRTC has published an advisory, directed to businesses and individuals in Canada sending commercial electronic messages (CEMs) as part of their commercial activities.

CRTC preaches consent, not spam

Cartt.ca (subscription) - ‎22 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - The CRTC is reminding Canadian businesses and individuals that send commercial electronic messages (CEMs) to keep records of consent consistent with the country's anti-spam legislation (CASL).

CRTC Deals Crippling Blow to Community Television — Cactus

Broadcaster - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The CRTC's June 15th decision redirects money for community TV to private news production in a handful of mid-sized Canadian cities where local news is no longer profitable for Canada's media giants, such as Rogers, Bell, Shaw, and Videotron.

“Why raid community TV?”, CACTUS asks CRTC over new policy

Cartt.ca (subscription) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
OTTAWA - The CRTC's new policy framework for local and community television is a “crippling blow” to Canada's community TV industry, says the Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations (CACTUS).

CRTC Calls for Comments on APTN's Request for Change to Condition of Licence

Broadcaster - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Application by Aboriginal Peoples Television Network Incorporated relating to the national, English- and French-language specialty Category A service APTN.

CRTC says Ottawa blues station can change its tune

Cartt.ca (subscription) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
While renewing the broadcasting licence for the Torres Media Ottawa-owned station through August 31, 2023, the CRTC also deleted CIDG-FM's condition of licence relating to the broadcast of Canadian jazz and blues selections, noting a requirement in ...

Le CRTC amorce l'examen du Code sur les services sans fil

CNW Telbec (Communiqué de presse) - ‎2 hours ago‎
GATINEAU, QC, le 28 juill. 2016 /CNW/ - Aujourd'hui, le Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes (CRTC) a invité les Canadiens à participer à l'examen du Code sur les services sans fil. L'examen comprendra une audience ...
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Wireless lobby sues Quebec over law banning access to some online gaming sites

Times Colonist - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The telecom lobby's Superior Court challenge comes shortly after the Public Interest Advocacy Centre filed an application earlier in July with the CRTC, calling the law a violation of freedom of expression and asking the federal regulator to declare it ...

RADIO: Why it doesn't look like new AM stations will be launched in Montreal

Cartt.ca (subscription) - ‎14 hours ago‎
MONTREAL - Five years ago, during a surprisingly competitive CRTC process to award new commercial AM radio stations in Montreal, one independent group burst onto the scene with grand promises to revolutionize the industry.

Reporter Tom Gould was a trailblazer of Canadian journalism

The Globe and Mail - ‎19 hours ago‎
The CRTC said 'you guys [CTV owners] aren't doing enough. You need Canadian content and a proper newscast.' He hired people from the CBC and was there when Lloyd Robertson came aboard [in 1976].

How often are payphones used in Alberta?

Globalnews.ca - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
A survey done for the CRTC found that only 32 per cent of Canadians used a payphone even once in the last year, compared to 50 per cent who reported occasional use in 2004.
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Ottawa, Queen's Park commit $180M to rural...

www.norfolknews.ca/ - ‎14 hours ago‎
With demands people have and (increasing) use of internet, the old CRTC definition of broadband of five megabits no longer cuts it.

Milton, Ontario chambers of commerce call on Province to make high-speed Internet a priority in rural areas

InsideHalton.com - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The local politician said she delivered a message from rural Miltonians to the CRTC by sharing the results of a survey they filled out on the topic and their personal stories reflecting the importance of Internet service in their daily lives, both ...

Seven Canadian Companies Fined $1.28 Million for Unsolicited Telemarketing Campaigns

Lexology (registration) - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Since March 30, 2016, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued C$1.28 million in fines to seven Canadian companies for operating unsolicited telemarketing campaigns.

Telus Corp claims new refund regulations will cost the company 'tens of millions'

Financial Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The decision stemmed from a dispute between Quebecor Inc.-owned Vidéotron and Bell Canada, but the CRTC expanded it to include all service providers.
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Canada is reverting to its pre-1992 telecom conditions

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
We believe the BCE/MTS deal offers a unique opportunity for the federal government, the CRTC, competition regulators and all Canadians to review the monopolization and market power held in the hands of a few, and to prevent Canada's reversion to ...

Around The Dial: Broadcast News Today

FYI Music News - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The CRTC has renewed the licence renewal for Torres Media-owned DAWG FM Ottawa (CIDG-FM) from Sept. 2016 through Aug. 31, 2023.
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