The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that the Voter Contact Registry is now accepting registrations for the federal by-elections in the ridings of Burnaby South, B.C., Outremont, Que., and York–Simcoe, Ont. The registry will be open until the... Read More
The CRTC today took further steps to reduce the number of unsolicited and illegitimate calls Canadians receive. To offer Canadians an additional level of protection, telecommunications service providers must implement a system to block calls within their networks by December 19, 2019.
Today, the CRTC announced that Canadians will soon have more innovative and affordable options for mobile wireless services. Bell Mobility, Rogers and Telus have committed to offer a broad range of lower-cost data-only mobile wireless plans to Canadians within the next 90 days.
The CRTC today took steps to enhance the user experience of message relay services by mandating standards for quality, accessibility and functionality.
As the Auditor General’s report on Connectivity in Rural and Remote Areas noted, the Commission has a limited, but important, part to play.
Our mandate is broad. Much more so than those of many of our regulatory colleagues around the world. And we perform a wide range of activities in support of it. Of particular interest to this conference, we promote compliance with Canada’s Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules, including the... Read More