Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Public determined to have their say, as key parliamentary TPP hearings arrive in Toronto

Access pillar Canada May 13th, 2016
Following pressure from civic society groups, members of the public will now have one hour to present their views on the TPP at Toronto hearing on Friday
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Bill C-51: OpenMedia meeting with Minister Goodale today to deliver Canadian perspectives and call on government to make position clear

Access pillar Canada May 05th, 2016
A robust, genuine consultation focused on safeguarding the privacy of Canadians is needed to ensure all options, including full repeal of C-51, are on the table
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BCE-Manitoba Telecom deal will drive up wireless prices and ensure less choice for Canadians

Access pillar Canada May 02nd, 2016
Erosion of choice bad for customers in Manitoba and furthers BCE control over the national market
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Katy Anderson

Digital Rights Specialist CANADA, Calgary Time Zone: 2:58 pm +1 (888) 441 2640 ext. 1

Achievable roadmap to ensure affordable Internet for all Canadians presented to CRTC on final day of crucial hearings

Access pillar Canada April 28th, 2016
Feedback from over 40,000 people delivered to CRTC, calling for action to ensure 100% of Canadians have affordable, high-speed Internet access
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Speech from Commissioner Oettinger signals continued movement towards innovation-killing link tax in new copyright consultation

Access pillar Canada International April 06th, 2016
News websites, businesses and Internet users could face “Link Tax 2.0” as Commission hints at expansion of controversial legislative measures
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Parties Argue for Disclosure of Documents About “Stringray” Surveillance Devices

Access pillar Canada March 24th, 2016
Submissions to B.C. Information & Privacy Commissioner Inquiry call for Accountability for use of Mass Surveillance Tools
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Expanding the scope of CCTS telecom complaints body should help customers push back against mistreatment from Big Telecom

Access pillar Canada March 17th, 2016
TV customers to benefit from a clearer, more effective complaints resolution process
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38 Public Interest Organizations Call for Questions on Expanding Internet Access in Upcoming Presidential Debates

Access pillar Free Expression pillar United States International March 03rd, 2016
Given Issue’s Economic and Social Impacts, Letter to Debate Moderators Calls for Broadband Access Disparity to be Part of Presidential Candidate Discussions
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Who will win the Digital Revolution? Leading media reform thinkers Robert McChesney and John Nichols to speak in Vancouver

Access pillar Canada March 03rd, 2016
Join us in Vancouver for Who Will Win the Digital Revolution?, featuring guest speakers Robert McChesney and John Nichols, lead thinkers on media reform.
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