Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

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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OpenMedia welcomes government’s new policy direction to guide CRTC

June 18th, 2019
Directive marks a significant step forward in putting people before Big Telecom
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Vancouver Airport rejects ads informing travellers of their rights

April 24th, 2019
Campaign to educate individuals about how their most sensitive information is treated at the border has been blocked by YVR
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European Parliament approves unpopular Link Tax and mandatory content filtering in its final vote on the Copyright Directive

March 26th, 2019
Despite massive public outcry and opposition from dozens of experts and academics the European Parliament failed to even allow a vote on amendments
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ISED called out for having ‘no plan’ for much-needed remote & rural connectivity

November 20th, 2018
New report from Auditor General slams federal government for failing to meet needs of Canadians
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Huge win for Canadians as CRTC rejects Bell’s website blocking proposal

October 2nd, 2018
Welcome ruling protects Canada from overreaching censorship agency, deferring jurisdiction to reviews of the Copyright, Telecommunications and Broadcasting Acts
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Advocates stunned by CRTC’s decision to cut its own Internet speed targets in half for new Broadband Fund

September 27th, 2018
Canadians are calling on Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains to send the decision back to the CRTC for reconsideration immediately
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CRTC report reveals low-income Canadians spending up to 8% of monthly income on communications services

August 16th, 2018
Lower cost options are desperately needed to ensure that people are not left behind
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CRTC rejects opportunity to bring increased competition to Canada’s wireless market

March 22nd, 2018
All eyes turn to Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains to address affordability with wholesale mobile access and mandate set-rates for MVNOs
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Canada signs Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in Chile

March 8th, 2018
Despite suspending the most damaging provisions for the Internet, secrecy surrounding the deal's negotiations fail to provide government transparency or accountability.
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