Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

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: 7:25 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: 7:25 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: 7:25 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Matthew Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 7:25 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: 7:25 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Bill C-11 passes the Senate with a huge fix

February 3rd, 2023
But will the House of Commons respect it while fixing a new problem?
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Matthew Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 7:25 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Court rejects appeal of Rogers-Shaw buyout, threatening telecom competition in Canada

January 24th, 2023
Fate of telecom market now lies with Industry Minister Champagne
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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 7:25 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Approval of the Rogers-Shaw buyout shows Canada’s Competition Act must change

December 29th, 2022
Existing law fails to protect Canadians, paves way for higher prices
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Matthew Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 7:25 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

New CRTC appointments signal potential pro-consumer shift on Canada’s horizon

December 19th, 2022
Appointees’ competition and spectrum allocation experience welcome
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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 7:25 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0
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