CRTC

ruh roh

Canada’s New National Alert System Failed Spectacularly During Its First Test

Alerts didn’t make it to mobile devices in Quebec and Ontario.
Jordan Pearson
5.7.18
net neutrality

Canada’s Telecoms and National Media Want the Government to Block Piracy Websites

Digital rights groups worry that website blocking could cover more than illegal piracy.
Jordan Pearson
1.30.18
net neutrality

Justin Trudeau Is ‘Very Concerned’ With FCC’s Plan to Roll Back Net Neutrality

“We need to continue to defend net neutrality,” Trudeau said, but stopped short of saying he'd speak to Trump directly.
Justin Ling
11.22.17
old tech

Payphones Still Make Millions of Dollars

Old tech has an important role in people's lives.
Jordan Pearson
11.13.17
uh oh, eh?

A Telecom Giant Wants to Block Websites in Canada

Bell is taking a hardline approach to copyright and piracy.
Jordan Pearson
9.27.17
Hoser Things

Canada Is Investing $10M to Give 22 Rural Communities High-Speed Internet

Hosers rejoice.
Jordan Pearson
7.11.17
freedom

Canada Just Banned Smartphone Unlocking Fees

As of Dec. 1, all newly purchased devices must be unlocked.
Lisa Cumming
6.16.17
optimism

Canada Is Finally Doing Something to Bring Down Mobile Data Costs

Minister Navdeep Bains has directed the CRTC to reconsider its decision on MVNOs.
Jordan Pearson
6.5.17
net neutrality

This Trump FCC Transition Official Just Made a Great Accidental Argument for Net Neutrality

Nice work.
Jordan Pearson
5.1.17
net neutrality

Canada Just Ruled to Uphold Net Neutrality

Happy 420, internet friends.
Jordan Pearson
4.20.17
connection

Indigenous Peoples in Canadian Cities Want Their Own Radio Stations

Radio is a technology that connects people to their culture.
Jordan Pearson
3.28.17
News

Canadians Were Promised Internet For All, But the Budget Doesn't Deliver

The government didn't give the CRTC the one thing it needs: money.
Jordan Pearson
3.22.17