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: 7:38 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 1

Cabinet receives 33,000+ petition signatures to reverse CRTC’s home Internet price hikes

May 24th, 2022
Petition calls on government to overturn CRTC’s 2021 Internet wholesale rates decision, citing ruling’s harm to affordability and competition.
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 10:38 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

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: 10:38 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Competition Bureau seeks to block Rogers-Shaw buyout

May 9th, 2022
ISED Minister Champagne must join the Bureau and kill the deal.
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 10:38 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Cabinet decision denies Canadians affordable connectivity

April 14th, 2022
Upholding the CRTC’s 2021 MVNO decision commits Canada to high cell phone prices
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Rosa Addario

Communications Manager CANADA, Montreal Time Zone: 10:38 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: 10:38 am 1 (888) 441-2640 ext. 0

Canadians Cannot Afford Rogers Acquisition of Shaw Communications

March 15th, 2021
Higher cell phone prices inevitable conclusion to elimination of fourth wireless provider
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CCTS mid-year complaints report shows disconnect between regulations and customer needs

May 12th, 2020
Majority of complaints filed to the CCTS relate to issues not appropriately regulated by Internet and Wireless codes
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Experts call for privacy precautions in use of personal data for fighting COVID-19

April 15th, 2020
Group of privacy experts releases set of principles for any data gathering or location tracking measures brought into force in Canada
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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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