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Jun 29, 2015, 11:00 ET

Porter Airlines Inc. agrees to pay $150,000 for allegedly violating Canada's anti-spam law

OTTAWA, June 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that Porter Airlines Inc....

Jun 22, 2015, 11:51 ET

CRTC releases 2014 financial results for Canadian commercial radio stations

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, June 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released...

Jun 17, 2015, 11:00 ET

CRTC recognized for improving telecommunications services for northern Canadians

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, June 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is proud that its work to...

Jun 09, 2015, 11:28 ET

CRTC staff launches online discussion on message relay services

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, June 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) staff invites Canadians to join an...

May 21, 2015, 11:00 ET

CRTC invites Canadians to participate in a project measuring the performance of their broadband Internet services

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, May 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today invited Canadians to...

May 07, 2015, 11:00 ET

Four companies pay a total of $92,500 for having violated the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

The CRTC issued 32 notices of violation totalling over $2 million in monetary penalties during 2014-2015. OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, May 7, 2015...

May 05, 2015, 16:00 ET

CRTC fosters sustainable competition, innovation and investment in the wireless services market

OTTAWA, May 5, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced measures to ensure that...

Apr 29, 2015, 11:00 ET

The CRTC is pursuing its efforts to modernize the communication system for Canadians

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, April 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today published its...

Apr 16, 2015, 11:00 ET

Metroland pays $240,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

OTTAWA AND GATINEAU, QC, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that...

Mar 31, 2015, 17:06 ET

Canadians who listen to the radio or watch television can now receive emergency alert messages

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - As of today, the vast majority of Canadians will be able to receive emergency alert messages affecting life...

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 26, 2015, 11:00 ET

Let's Talk TV: CRTC proposes measures to empower Canadian TV viewers

OTTAWA, AND GATINEAU, QC, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today unveiled a draft...

Mar 25, 2015, 11:00 ET

Plentyoffish Media Inc. pays $48,000 for alleged violation of Canada's anti-spam law

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, March 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that...

Mar 24, 2015, 11:00 ET

The CRTC announces the result of its telemarketing investigations of a number of air duct cleaning companies

Four air duct cleaning companies pay $55,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules OTTAWA, AND GATINEAU, QC,...

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...

Mar 12, 2015, 13:00 ET

Let's Talk TV: CRTC announces measures to support the creation of content made by Canadians for Canadian and global audiences

OTTAWA–GATINEAU, March 12, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced significant...

Mar 05, 2015, 11:00 ET

CRTC Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer issues $1.1 million penalty to Compu-Finder for spamming Canadians

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, March 5, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's (CRTC's) Chief Compliance and...

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...