Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

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

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 7:23 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Critics of controversial Harmful Content proposal heard

February 3rd, 2022
Details of how government will improve their proposal unclear
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 7:23 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Online Streaming Act could worsen streaming for Canadians, leaves out small content creators

February 2nd, 2022
Federal government’s broadcasting update remains seriously flawed
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 7:23 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

The State of Privacy in Canada: No Transparency, No Accountability

January 12th, 2022
Non-consensual sharing of location data between Telus and Canadian government shows desperate need for privacy law reform
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 10:23 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

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

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 7:23 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Government promises to learn from Internet regulation mistakes

December 16th, 2021
But will harmful content legislation and Broadcasting Act reform do so?
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 7:23 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Throne speech doubles down on botched approach to tackling Big Tech

November 23rd, 2021
Government signals it will neglect its duty to address core Internet affordability and privacy reform issues.
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 7:23 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

OpenMedia calls for government to introduce improved privacy law reform on one year anniversary of failed bill

November 17th, 2021
Canada is even further from increased privacy protections today than when C-11 was introduced a year ago.
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 10:23 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

OpenMedia calls on ISED Minister to condemn Rogers Shaw deal

October 28th, 2021
Minister Champagne’s renewal was approved on Tuesday in the midst of the biggest telecom merger in Canadian history.
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 10:23 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Civil society and experts demand transparency from harmful content consultation

October 27th, 2021
Government cannot move Internet legislation forward without basic accountability
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 7:23 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1