Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

The CRTC must not be given power over user online speech

April 29th, 2021
Bill C-10 must be rejected by Parliament to defend freedom of expression in Canada
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Toothless CRTC decision guarantees more unaffordable cell phone prices for Canada

April 15th, 2021
Regulator has yet again failed consumers, as it rejects innovative new cell phone providers and doubles down on a failed strategy
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National Day of Action Demands Affordable Internet for Everyone in Canada

March 16th, 2021
Advocates, academics, and companies come together to call on federal government and CRTC to deliver lower prices
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Canadians Cannot Afford Rogers Acquisition of Shaw Communications

March 15th, 2021
Higher cell phone prices inevitable conclusion to elimination of fourth wireless provider
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Enough is enough: National Day of Action demands affordable internet for Canadians

February 25th, 2021
Pro-consumer coalition launches affordable-internet.ca, says federal government and regulators must deliver more competition and lower prices
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Huge win! Toronto City Council supports Community Broadband

February 5th, 2021
ConnectTO initiative lets Toronto fill the connectivity gaps left by Big Telecom
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Privacy Commissioners find police use of Clearview AI violated privacy rights of Canadians

February 3rd, 2021
Clearview AI’s indiscriminate facial recognition technology an “affront” to Canadians’ privacy rights, says joint investigation report
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Advocates welcome major overhaul to Canada’s privacy law

November 17th, 2020
Bill C-11 provides much-needed protections for individuals’ data privacy
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Government’s Universal Broadband Fund finally announced

November 9th, 2020
Rapid response funding welcome, but details of who will be connected when still unclear
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New Broadcast Act aims to regulate the Internet to support legacy media

November 3rd, 2020
New powers to the CRTC will make the Internet more like cable TV, without addressing underlying problems with existing CanCon system
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