Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Over 28,000 petition signers call for end to Canada’s telecom monopoly

August 4th, 2022
Expensive and unsafe networks require systemic change.
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 12:11 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Opposition to Rogers-Shaw buyout surges in Alberta after nationwide outage

July 11th, 2022
Calgary Stampede-goers express concerns over Rogers’ takeover of prairie-based innovator Shaw
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 12:11 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

New CRTC policy direction on telecom lacks teeth

May 26th, 2022
Competition and affordability promises aren’t backed up by binding commitments
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 9:11 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Cabinet receives 33,000+ petition signatures to reverse CRTC’s home Internet price hikes

May 24th, 2022
Petition calls on government to overturn CRTC’s 2021 Internet wholesale rates decision, citing ruling’s harm to affordability and competition.
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 12:11 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Open letter calls on Minister Champagne to block Rogers-Shaw buyout under any circumstances

May 12th, 2022
OpenMedia urges Innovation Minister to stand by the Competition Bureau’s challenge of the deal
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 12:11 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Competition Bureau seeks to block Rogers-Shaw buyout

May 9th, 2022
ISED Minister Champagne must join the Bureau and kill the deal.
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 12:11 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Federal budget starts competition reform but bungles copyright

April 28th, 2022
Updates to the Competition Act must go further to provide true consumer protection.
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 12:11 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Cabinet decision denies Canadians affordable connectivity

April 14th, 2022
Upholding the CRTC’s 2021 MVNO decision commits Canada to high cell phone prices
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 12:11 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Connecting Families 2.0 is a band-aid to our deep telecom problems

April 4th, 2022
Without competition in our telecom markets, low-income families will always be playing catchup
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 12:11 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0
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