Cable and telephone companies have lusted after an Internet they control for years. And last week a toothless and gutless Federal Communications Commission wrote the first act of their dream.
Citizens have a chance to make Independent Community Television a reality in Montreal because it is attempting to free public funds earmarked for Community Television production from Peladeau.
Why are Canadian media unions concerned about the potential watering down of CRTC regulations? Why, they're worried about protecting jobs of course!
Industry coddling by U.S. FCC could see Internet become a lot more like TV. Are U.S. policymakers putting Big Telecom ahead of Internet users?
David J. Climenhaga
Perhaps having contributed through QBR and SNN to making many Quebeckers ashamed of Canada, PKP was advancing his dream of giving his children "a country they can be proud of."
Does Canada still need the CRTC to regulate broadcasting, especially when their vision includes a whole host of new fees? Seems like it's time for a change.
To help ensure that Internet users' voices are heard, your team at OpenMedia.ca have put together a question-by-question readers' guide to the CRTC's Choicebook survey.
Our Steve Anderson tried to watch the Daily Show recently -- and guess what happened?
Canada's telecom giants are ramping up their lobbying activities. Will the government give way?
In a submission to the CRTC, Unifor is calling on the commission to require broadcasters to dedicate more of the tangible benefits from any merger or takeover to enhancing local programming.