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I've been surprised to discover how the world of work and learning has so much in common. Organizational structure, measuring success, deadlines and the difference between hearing and learning have all come in to play. As my first cohort of students graduate here is snapshot of what I have learned so far:
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Canada's wireless market just isn't competitive enough, critics say.
HuffPost founder moves on to a new startup.
The deal is expected to be announced on Monday.
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Canada's federal government objected to a proposal to allow more foreign ownership in telecommunications as part of a global trade deal, according to secret documents published by Wikileaks this week....
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Net neutrality is a hotly-debated topic these days, and for a good reason -- it surrounds one of the most pivotal aspects of our daily lives: the Internet.
A little more than a year ago it looked like Verizon was coming to Canada, and the big Canadian telcos were busily slashing prices in preparation for the spectre of some serious competition. Then Veri...
The Harper government went to war with Canada’s big wireless companies, and lost. But there may yet be time for a rematch. That’s the message coming from many telecom experts reacting this week to the...
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Last fall, a group of over 35 leading innovators and entrepreneurs joined OpenMedia.ca in sending a letter to Industry Minister James Moore. Our letter called for several actions to be taken to fix our broken cell phone market. Minister Moore has now replied.
The Harper government made reforming the wireless industry a priority in its Throne Speech this fall, promising renewed efforts to increase competition in the mobile market, and lower or capped domest...
Verizon may be taking another stab at coming to Canada. The U.S. wireless giant has hired a consultant to lobby the federal government on telecom policy, according to a new entry in the federal lobbyi...
The government, seizing an opportunity to capitalize on deep public anti-cell-phone-company sentiment, claims that Canadians needed more competition in the wireless business in order to lower prices and improve service for consumers. But if the problem isn't lack of competition, but lack of transparency and terrible customer service, then expensive ad campaigns are not the answer, nor is artificial, taxpayer-funded, unsustainable interference in the market to force more competition. We need facts, not propaganda.
Good things happen when Canadians speak out! For months, tens of thousands of citizens from right across Canada have stood up to demand the government take action for authentic choice in our broken wireless market.
MONTREAL - Consumers will soon get an indication whether there are any foreign telecoms with the billions and the brawn to push their way past the country's three dominant carriers to compete for a pi...