In a shameless policy reversal, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) just scrapped its own lower Internet wholesale rates from 2019 and reverted to the oppressively high 2016 rates — despite us already paying some of the highest prices in the world!
With a wink to his broadcasting-giant friends, Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault just tabled Bill C-10, a proposal to try and force 20th century broadcast regulations and taxes onto Internet streaming services.
Our government boasted about imposing some of the highest fines for privacy violations in the world. Now we know these fines won't apply to many of Canada’s most high profile and egregious privacy incidents over the last few years. Ask your MP to amend Bill C-11 to make privacy protections stronger.
SIM card fraud is a type of identity theft where scammers gain control of your phone number and online accounts through your cell phone service provider. We need clear, strong and transparent rules with real solutions to stop it.