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Mar 30, 2015, 11:00 ET American company offering lower credit card rates issued $145,000 penalty for violating Canadian telemarketing rules

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, March 30, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced a company...


Mar 19, 2015, 16:00 ET Let's Talk TV: CRTC sets out roadmap to maximize choice and affordability for Canadian TV viewers

OTTAWA–GATINEAU, March 19, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today set out a roadmap...


Feb 26, 2015, 11:00 ET CRTC releases the results of its fact-finding process on the role of payphones in the Canadian communication system

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Feb. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released the results of its...


Feb 05, 2015, 11:00 ET Telelisting to pay $260,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

Feb 5, 2015, OTTAWA, ON and GATINEAU, QC /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that...


Jan 29, 2015, 09:00 ET CRTC continues to set the course for the future of television with Let's Talk TV decisions

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Jan. 29, 2015 The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today issued two decisions related to some of...


Jan 15, 2015, 11:00 ET Installing computer programs on an individual's computer without consent is now illegal

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - As of today, new requirements for installing computer programs have come into force. Businesses...


Dec 18, 2014, 11:00 ET CRTC approves structure and mandate of the administrator of a new video relay service

OTTAWA–GATINEAU, Dec. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today approved the structure...


Oct 07, 2014, 11:00 ET CRTC works with small business to stop malicious spam from being sent to Canadians

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that by working...


Sep 25, 2014, 11:00 ET CRTC releases 2014 report on the state of the Canadian telecommunications industry

OTTAWA–GATINEAU, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released...


Sep 18, 2014, 11:00 ET The majority of Canadians can now benefit from the terms of the wireless code

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today issued a report...


Sep 04, 2014, 11:00 ET CRTC issues 2014 report on state of Canadian broadcasting industry

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released...


Sep 02, 2014, 11:43 ET CRTC Publishes a Citizen's Guide to Participating

GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) published It's Your CRTC! Your...


Aug 29, 2014, 14:00 ET CRTC requires broadcasting industry to relay emergency alert messages to Canadians

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today acted to...


Aug 28, 2014, 18:32 ET CRTC Vice-Chairs report on outcome of paper bills meeting

OTTAWA and GATINEAU,QC, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The CRTC's Vice-Chairpersons of Broadcasting and Telecommunications today hosted a meeting with...


Aug 21, 2014, 11:00 ET Last chance for Canadians to have their say on the future of television in Canada; Let's Talk TV!

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today launched an online...


Aug 20, 2014, 11:00 ET Québec Loisirs pays $200,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, August 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that Québec...


Aug 13, 2014, 11:00 ET Alberta Federation of Labour pays $50,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that the Alberta...


Jul 31, 2014, 14:00 ET CRTC continuing its efforts to promote fair and sustainable competition in wireless services for Canadians

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that it is...


Jul 30, 2014, 11:00 ET Suitelife Vacations Club pays $20,000 in penalties for violating Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today that Suitelife...


Jul 23, 2014, 11:00 ET CRTC challenges communications industry to address paper bill fees

OTTAWA, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that it will host a meeting...


Jul 23, 2014, 11:00 ET CRTC takes action against telemarketers selling home improvement services

Four Toronto-area companies pay $84,000 in penalties OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and...


Jun 25, 2014, 11:00 ET CRTC to ensure telecommunications networks can support next-generation 9-1-1 services

GATINEAU, QC, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced the steps it will take...


Feb 06, 2014, 11:00 ET CRTC continuing efforts to improve telecommunications services for all Canadians

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced the launch of an...


Jan 29, 2014, 11:00 ET The CRTC publishes a report on Phase 1 of Let's Talk TV: A conversation with Canadians

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) published a report today on...


Jan 10, 2014, 11:00 ET CRTC announces that Turf Operations Group has paid a penalty of $200,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that 1051080...