Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Parliament must fast-track Bill C-292

April 25th, 2023
Algorithmic transparency for online platforms is long overdue.
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Matt Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 10:42 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

National Day of Action raises alarm against dangerous website blocking proposal

May 27th, 2021
Today civil society and the public are speaking out across Canada to defend access to the internet
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Matthew Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 10:42 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Hostage-taking by Big Telecom can’t be allowed to crush affordable wireless

February 20th, 2020
Telus’s threat to drop investment if forced to open networks is a last gasp effort to stave off much-needed market competition
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Expert Review Panel dreams big for the CRTC, falls short for Canadians

January 29th, 2020
Should the CRTC take on radical new powers to tax and regulate the Internet?
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Matthew Hatfield

Executive Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 10:42 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

OpenMedia releases pro-Internet policy platform ahead of federal election

September 10th, 2019
Platform lists the policies needed to ensure Canada has an open, affordable and surveillance-free Internet
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Liberal Party joins NDP, Greens promising to lower cell phone costs

August 28th, 2019
OpenMedia welcomes reports, and the critical attention to the issue of affordability
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Bell turns its back on rural Canada, rescinding broadband investment promises

August 19th, 2019
CRTC and federal government must back smaller, local providers to ensure connectivity for every person in Canada
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Canada’s Political Parties Fail to Meet Basic Privacy Expectations

August 7th, 2019
OpenMedia calls on parties to better protect personal information and empower citizens in democratic processes
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CRTC’s new Internet Code of Conduct falls short of expectations

July 31st, 2019
While a step in the right direction, the Code fails to provide a sufficiently robust framework to protect customers from Big Telecom’s widespread predatory practices
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