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Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order, Canada context.

Government’s Facebook mass spying plan will further erode privacy of law-abiding Canadians

November 13, 2014Privacy

First decision to come out of CRTC’s Let’s Talk TV consultation is a win for Canadians

November 6, 2014Access

Big Telecom customer mistreatment is still running rampant, as official report confirms 11,340 complaints in just 12 months

November 4, 2014Access
CCTS Annual Report reveals sharp 74% rise in complaints about misleading wireless contracts. Bell and its subsidiaries accounted for over 40% of all telecom complaints.

MPs should listen to Canadians and support Liberal bill to make spy agency CSEC more transparent and accountable to citizens

October 29, 2014Privacy
Privacy advocates hail Joyce Murray’s Private Members Bill as a step forward to boost transparency, oversight, and accountability for secretive spy agency CSEC

As the Government announces new CSIS spy powers, Canadians have begun working together to set out their own pro-privacy plan for 21st century technology

October 27, 2014Privacy

OpenMedia.ca builds definitive case for opening Canada’s wireless networks to lower prices for all Canadians

October 24, 2014Access
Following official confirmation from the Competition Bureau that the Big Three are artificially keeping prices high, OpenMedia and CIPPIC's joint submission to the CRTC sets out common sense steps for fixing Canada’s broken wireless market

Canadians are working together to shape a pro-privacy action plan, to help address government’s stark privacy deficit

October 21, 2014Privacy
Launch of new pro-privacy crowdsourcing initiative comes just days after Peter MacKay’s online spying Bill C-13 passes House of Commons, and follows over a year of revelations about the activities of Canada’s spy agency CSEC

Fight against Online Spying Bill C-13 will continue, as government prepares to ram unpopular legislation through House of Commons today

October 20, 2014Privacy
Controversial bill is opposed by huge majority of Canadians, with even the government’s own supporters opposing it by over 2.5:1

New report from CRTC confirms Canadian telecom sector remains dominated by large conglomerates, keeping prices high and blocking Canadians from new affordable options

October 16, 2014Access
Despite promises from government to encourage greater choice and affordability, new report confirms Canadians are still being price-gouged by telecom giants

Every Canadian should benefit from sensible copyright rules, not just political parties

October 9, 2014Free Expression