Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

New CRTC policy direction on telecom lacks teeth

May 26th, 2022
Competition and affordability promises aren’t backed up by binding commitments
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 6:46 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Open letter calls on Minister Champagne to block Rogers-Shaw buyout under any circumstances

May 12th, 2022
OpenMedia urges Innovation Minister to stand by the Competition Bureau’s challenge of the deal
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 9:46 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

New Broadcast Act aims to regulate the Internet to support legacy media

November 3rd, 2020
New powers to the CRTC will make the Internet more like cable TV, without addressing underlying problems with existing CanCon system
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Liberals’ price cut a small step to wireless affordability in Canada

March 5th, 2020
Mandated price cuts are positive, but do not address lack of choice in the market
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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

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 6:46 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

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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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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