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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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Moment Of Truth Approaches

OTTAWA - Sun News Network will find out Thursday whether it will get its coveted guaranteed spot on the television dial.The Quebecor-owned network is seeking what is known as mandatory carriage from t...
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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...
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Bell, Astral Try Again

MONTREAL - BCE Inc. expects that its new proposal to buy Astral Media will address the federal regulator's concern about the telecom giant dominating the television market.Bell's chief regulatory offi...
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Good News For Your Cable Bill

OTTAWA - Canada's broadcast regulator is doing away with a controversial fee charged by many cable and satellite companies to help improve local TV programming — and forcing them to stop passing the c...
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Good News For Canadian Gamers

GATINEAU, Que. - The federal telecommunications watchdog says it is confident Rogers Communications is no longer slowing down gaming activities on the Internet.The Canadian Radio-television and Teleco...
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The CRTC Gets A New Chief

OTTAWA - Jean-Pierre Blais has been named the new chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission.The longtime civil servant replaces Leonard Katz, who was appointed acting...
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Canadian Broadcast Pioneer Dead

Pierre Juneau, who championed Canadian content on radio and TV as the first chair of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, has died. He was 89. As president of the Canadian...