The CRTC today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) to form a cooperative relationship.
The CRTC today denied FairPlay Canada’s application to implement a proposed website-blocking regime to address copyright piracy because it does not have the jurisdiction under the Telecommunications Act. As such, the CRTC did not consider the merits of the proposal.
The CRTC today announced the criteria that will be used to evaluate applications for funding from its Broadband Fund. Details were also announced regarding the fund’s governance, operating and accountability frameworks.
We appreciate this opportunity to update you on the CRTC’s activities related to Canada’s public alerting system, especially following a weekend when the importance of emergency alerts was visible in the National Capital Region.
It is my distinct pleasure to speak to you today. I say this for two reasons. One, as the CRTC’s Commissioner for the Atlantic Region, it’s not often that I’m called upon to speak on behalf of the Commission in my own backyard. I was born and raised in New Brunswick—about 90 minutes from here. I... Read More
The CRTC announced today that Canadians have two extra days to fill out an online survey to help it better understand their experiences with the sales practices of large telecommunications service providers.