Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

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 extends competition protections to broadband Internet competitors

April 13th, 2018
Competitor Quality of Service Regime decision a step towards ensuring lower prices in wireline sector by increasing fairness for indie Internet Service Providers, but misses opportunity to do the same for wireless
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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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Dozens of Canadian organizations join forces to sound the alarm on website blocking proposal

February 27th, 2018
National Day of Action held in response to FairPlay Canada proposal for CRTC to implement a Canadian website blocking agency
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CRTC must reject new overreaching Internet censorship proposal

January 29th, 2018
Bell-led coalition proposes government-backed website blocking system that advocates warn will harm consumers and free expression online
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announces proposal to dismantle Net Neutrality protections

November 21st, 2017
If passed, the order will make the Internet more expensive and give already powerful telecom companies even more control over citizens’ online experience.
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European Parliament’s civil liberties committee strikes blow to dangerous proposals for content censorship

November 20th, 2017
Recommendations for a censorship machine were removed, but remaining loopholes are open to abuse by private companies
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Canada agrees to modified version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership without the U.S.

November 10th, 2017
The government’s decision demonstrates a blatant disregard for the voices of Canadians, coming only days after the national consultation on TPP closed.
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9 in 10 Canadians still not at basic Internet speeds called for by CRTC, even as data usage jumps by 25%

November 9th, 2017
Annual CRTC study demonstrates clear need for national broadband strategy, as Canadians face increasingly less affordable prices for home and mobile Internet
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