Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Internet advocates unite on a user-centric approach to Bill C-11’s policy direction

May 9th, 2023
Several groups outlined vital recommendations to protect the rights of Canadians
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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 10:53 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Thousands protest government plan to exclude federal political parties from Canadian privacy laws

May 2nd, 2023
Sneaking permanent exemption into sprawling budget bill is “wholly inadequate and cynical”
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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 10:53 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Bill C-11 passes without user protections

April 27th, 2023
No safeguards against regulation of user content and choices
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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 10:53 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Parliament must fast-track Bill C-292

April 25th, 2023
Algorithmic transparency for online platforms is long overdue.
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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 10:53 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

POLL: 92% of Canadians believe monopolies are driving up prices

April 13th, 2023
Mainstreet Research poll shows majority of Canadians want more competition
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Matthew Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 10:53 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Minister Champagne sides with Rogers over Canadian public

March 31st, 2023
Approval of the Rogers-Shaw buyout is a massive blow to telecommunications affordability and competition in Canada 
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MPs remove user protection amendment from Bill C-11

March 30th, 2023
Bill C-11 will now regulate much more Internet user content
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Matthew Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 10:53 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Auditor General finds CRTC and ISED are failing to track affordability, a key barrier to connectivity

March 27th, 2023
Digital divide persists in Indigenous and remote communities, with connectivity investments behind schedule.
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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 10:53 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Matthew Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 10:53 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

New CRTC policy direction is too little, too late

February 13th, 2023
Promises of increased competition and affordability lack binding teeth
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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 10:53 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0
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