I welcome this opportunity to spend time with members of the Canadian Interoperability Technology Interest Group (CITIG) – valued CRTC partners who play a vital role in public safety.
Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for inviting us to appear before this committee as part of your study of a proposal to create an independent commission or commissioner to organize political party leaders' debates during future federal election campaigns.
During this hearing, we will consider six applications for licences to operate new radio stations in Ontario: three to serve the Grimsby and Beamsville area, as well as three for the Georgina area. Several of these applications are competing for the use of the same frequency in the same market... Read More
Thank you, Mr. Chair, for this opportunity to talk about broadband Internet services and the regulatory action to be taken by the CRTC to increase access in rural and remote areas of Canada.
As many of you know, my term began in September. What you may not know is that, although my immediate past experience is in the private sector, I have a long history of work in the public service. I began my career at the Competition Bureau and worked for several years in the CRTC’s... Read More
Did that five seconds of silence feel long to you? Five seconds is not a long time, but five seconds of silence on the radio can be a disaster. The reason is simple: because it cuts the connection with listeners. And as everyone in this room knows, maintaining a strong audience connection is the... Read More