Crtc Code Of Conduct

Getty

Want a New Cellphone? Hold Off Until December

Every Canadian who has signed up to a cell phone contract in the last year, or who intends to sign one before December, will be forced to remain in that contract beyond June 2015, or pay a hefty cancellation fee. As we move forward to fix our broken cell phone and telecom market we recommend Canadians hold off until December to get a new cell phone to ensure you can benefit from the new two year contract limits. If Big Telecom is successful in their court case those who sign up before December might be stuck in a restrictive contract until nearly 2017.
Shutterstock

BIG CHANGES

OTTAWA — Cellphone customers will be able to walk away from their contracts after two years without any early-cancellation penalties under a set of new rules unveiled Monday by the CRTC. But the Canad...