Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

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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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 11:41 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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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 11:41 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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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 11:41 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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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 11:41 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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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 11:41 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Disastrous Rogers-Shaw Buyout approved by CRTC

March 24th, 2022
Canada’s institutions are cheerleading our telecom oligopoly getting worse
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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 11:41 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

OpenMedia community joins parliamentarians in condemning Rogers-Shaw deal

March 8th, 2022
INDU committee has it right: this buyout is bad for Canada under any conditions.
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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 11:41 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Plans for Competition Act reform welcome and needed

February 8th, 2022
Competition Bureau must be empowered to act for consumer affordability and choice
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Matthew Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 11:41 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Trudeau abandons promise to lower Internet and cell phone bills

December 17th, 2021
Mandate letters miss the mark entirely on affordable connectivity and Internet access.
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Matthew Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 11:41 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1
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