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PIAC Comments on ISED’s Proposed Telecommunications Policy Direction 2022
OTTAWA – 19 July 2022 – The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) today filed comments with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) questioning the strength of the government’s commitment to telecommunications policy improvements for consumers in the form of the Department’s proposed “Order Issuing a Direction to the CRTC on a Renewed Approach to […]
lls for Inquiry into Rogers outage; Notice of Consultation for all internet and wireless providers
8 July 2022 – The Public Interest Advocacy Centre today filed a letter with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. It reads in part: “The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) hereby requests that the Commission immediately open an Inquiry under s. 48 of the Telecommunications Act into the widely reported nationwide outage of Rogers Communications […]
CBC Licence Renewal Decision Disregards Public Interest
OTTAWA, June 22, 2022 – The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) today expressed shock and dismay at a CRTC decision to approve the terms of renewal for the broadcasting licences of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) / Radio-Canada (RC) including its linear TV and radio services in both English and French, due to the CRTC’s […]