Press Releases

List of our press releases, in reverse chronological order.

Government promises to learn from Internet regulation mistakes

December 16th, 2021
But will harmful content legislation and Broadcasting Act reform do so?
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 2:04 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Throne speech doubles down on botched approach to tackling Big Tech

November 23rd, 2021
Government signals it will neglect its duty to address core Internet affordability and privacy reform issues.
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 2:04 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

OpenMedia calls for government to introduce improved privacy law reform on one year anniversary of failed bill

November 17th, 2021
Canada is even further from increased privacy protections today than when C-11 was introduced a year ago.
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 5:04 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

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: 5:04 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Civil society and experts demand transparency from harmful content consultation

October 27th, 2021
Government cannot move Internet legislation forward without basic accountability
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 2:04 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

OpenMedia calls on all political parties to explicitly oppose the Rogers-Shaw deal

September 10th, 2021
Any federal leader who cares about Internet affordability must block this deal.
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 2:04 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 2:04 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Senate must give Bill C-10 the scrutiny the government refused

June 22nd, 2021
Sweeping new Internet regulations cannot be forced through without sound democratic process
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Matthew Hatfield

Campaigns Director CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 2:04 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

‘Lie, Lie, Deny’: Oversight won’t change the culture at the RCMP

June 10th, 2021
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada finds the RCMP’s use of facial recognition technology broke the law, but the RCMP is refusing to change its culture of deceit and denial
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Bryan Short

Digital Rights Campaigner CANADA, Vancouver Time Zone: 2:04 pm 1-888-441-2640 ext. 705

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: 2:04 pm 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1
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