The CRTC’s approach to accessibility is based upon the fundamental belief that a person’s ability to access broadcast and telecommunications services dictates their ability to participate meaningfully in society. Our accessibility policy is grounded in the principle that equality is a core... Read More
For the second phase of this inquiry, we invited Canadians to answer an online panel survey and an online public survey in addition to holding focus groups, which were all conducted by Ipsos. I would like to thank all the participants for taking the time to submit their comments.
On October 22, the CRTC is starting a week-long public hearing on the possible use of aggressive and misleading sales practices by large telecommunication service providers, their occurrence and impact on consumers, as well as existing and potential solutions. The largest Canadian... Read More
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.