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Tories Bail Back Into Wireless War

OTTAWA - Federal lawyers are suiting up for a legal battle over whether a new code of conduct should be retroactively applied to the country's wireless service providers.Industry Canada has asked the...

Businesses Should Bow to Creator Culture

Providing the resources and platforms for consumers to create has become an embedded part of how people consume. Organizations, no matter the industry, cannot ignore the importance of collaboration and co-creation. We are no longer the experts who can dictate what people want. We are now the apprentices to a very large population of mentors.
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Tories Vow 'Digital Privacy Act'

WATERLOO, Ont. — The federal government has outlined its digital strategy for Canadians, with one of its main initiatives to ensure access to secure and competitive Internet and wireless services. Ind...
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5 Budget Promises You Could See Today

Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is tabling the 2014 budget this afternoon. It'll be his 10th budget for the federal Conservatives. Here are five things to watch for. 1. Closing the Canada-...
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CRTC Is The Problem, CRTC Told

Canadians are disgruntled with television in this country. Many blame the CRTC for the system’s failings, and some have told the federal regulator they would prefer it didn’t exist. Those are just so...
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Why Google Wants to Connect All Canadians

Admit it: the last time you lost internet connectivity on the subway for 10 minutes, you didn't know what to do with yourself. It's easy to forget in our world of instant connectivity that more than two-thirds of the global population still don't have access to the Internet. There are two billion people online now, but a whopping 5 billion more are expected to come online within the decade. This tidal wave of new participation will create sizable opportunities and likely a few pressure points.
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Is 'CanCon' Losing Its 'Can'?

When ABC needed a summer filler for "Grey’s Anatomy", the network took a shopping trip north of the border and found "Rookie Blue", a perfectly formulaic — and perfectly cheap — cop drama. The show is...
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TV Is So Amazing That I Cancelled My Cable

It seems like a paradox, but the much-ballyhooed small-screen "golden age" may actually be terrible for TV. Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Game of Thrones and Homeland are all best watched in frantic orgies of immobility. And the best way to acquire these programs for "binge viewing" isn't cable.