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“Family of raccoons” leading OpenMedia poll to replace Rogers family as Canada’s supreme telecom dynasty

VOTE NOW! If a single telecom dynasty is going to rule us all, let’s pick a better one than the Rogers family.
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2021 report shows Canada’s cell phone prices STILL among most expensive globally

Rewheel’s 2021 report yet again confirmed the ugly truth: People in Canada continue to pay some of the highest prices in the world for our wireless services.
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OpenMedia to Cabinet: MVNOs are the only path to cheaper cell phone prices

OpenMedia and CIPPIC just filed a submission urging Cabinet to order the CRTC to mandate MVNO wholesale access in Canada.
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Your voice, DELIVERED: OpenMedia’s submission to Cabinet on the CRTC’s wholesale rates decision is in!

We submitted a whopping 31,886 signatures from the OpenMedia community calling on Cabinet to reverse the CRTC’s 2021 ruling on Internet wholesale rates. Thank you for speaking out!
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OpenMedia takes out full-page Ottawa Citizen ad inviting CRTC Chair Ian Scott for beers

On July 17th, OpenMedia placed a full-page ad in the Ottawa Citizen inviting CRTC Chair Ian Scott for a beer to discuss Internet regulation — just like he did with Bell!
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Thousands of OpenMedia community members just stood up to defend Canada’s Internet from website blocking!

The May 27 Day of Action saw over 2500 comments sent to the government in a single day, for a total of 14,000 by the consultation deadline.
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The reboot no one asked for: Trudeau is reviving “FairPlay”, Bell’s failed website blocking plan

The CRTC rejected a Bell-backed coalition’s website blocking proposal in 2018 after massive public outcry. Now, the federal government is bringing it back — and putting our online freedoms on the line.
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Beyond C-10: Inside the government’s plan to suspend Internet users and block website access

On top of Bill C-10, Canada’s government is trying to give itself sweeping censorship powers to shut off access to parts of the web.
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Setting the record straight: How the CRTC’s decision on MVNOs tanks cheaper cell phone prices

The CRTC made the decision rejecting full MVNOs to benefit Big Telecom — not you.
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You did it, Toronto! It’s full steam ahead for Community Broadband!

You made it happen: thanks to thousands of emails from the community, Toronto City Council said YES to community broadband!

OpenMedia works to keep the Internet open, affordable, and surveillance-free. We create community-driven campaigns to engage, educate, and empower people to safeguard the Internet.

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