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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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 7:53 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Connecting Families 2.0 is a band-aid to our deep telecom problems

April 4th, 2022
Without competition in our telecom markets, low-income families will always be playing catchup
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 7:53 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Disastrous Rogers-Shaw Buyout approved by CRTC

March 24th, 2022
Canada’s institutions are cheerleading our telecom oligopoly getting worse
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 7:53 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

OpenMedia community joins parliamentarians in condemning Rogers-Shaw deal

March 8th, 2022
INDU committee has it right: this buyout is bad for Canada under any conditions.
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 7:53 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

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: 4:53 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

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: 4:53 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

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: 7:53 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Federal government should fast track adopting Bill C-299

June 9th, 2021
Requiring ISPs in Canada to accurately report speeds is an overdue fix
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 4:53 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Today’s CRTC ruling on wholesale Internet rates most anti-consumer decision on record

May 27th, 2021
CRTC sides firmly with Big Telecom, undermining any chance for choice, affordability, and the success of small providers
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Federal government hit with over 62,000 signatures of support to block Rogers-Shaw buyout

May 18th, 2021
Multiple petitions call on the Government of Canada to stop Rogers’ proposed acquisition of Shaw, citing significant threat to wireless affordability.
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