News Releases 2015

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December 10, 2015
CRTC ensures Canadians are informed of long-distance payphone charges

December 3, 2015
CRTC serves its first-ever warrant under CASL in botnet takedown

December 3, 2015
Discoverability Summit to be held May 10-11, 2016

November 27, 2015
CRTC executes first inspection warrant as part of telemarketing investigation

November 20, 2015
Rogers Media Inc. agrees to pay $200,000 for allegedly violating Canada's anti-spam law

November 20, 2015
CRTC publishes a summary of protection options currently offered for spoofed and unsolicited calls

November 19, 2015
The CRTC issues registration notices filed with the Voter Contact Registry

November 18, 2015
Over 4500 participants taking part in the project measuring the performance of broadband Internet services

November 6, 2015
Content. Abundance. Discoverability: CRTC and NFB co-hosting "En route to the Discoverability Summit" in Montreal

November 3, 2015
Content. Abundance. Discoverability: CRTC and NFB co-hosting "En route to the Discoverability Summit" in Vancouver

November 2, 2015
Canadians can shape the future of the telecommunications ombudsman during public hearing

October 29, 2015
Video content increasingly consumed on mobile technologies

October 27, 2015
Smartphone and tablet ownership on the rise

October 26, 2015
Two home-improvement companies pay a total of $170,000 over violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

October 22, 2015
Canadians are adopting mobile services as their main source of telecommunication

September 16, 2015
The CRTC is recognized for its efforts to modernize telecommunications services in the North

August 3, 2015
The CRTC announces the Voter Contact Registry is now accepting registrations for the federal election

July 23, 2015
CRTC seeks solutions to help Canadians protect themselves from unsolicited and illegitimate calls

July 22, 2015
CRTC fostering competition in the broadband Internet market
Technical Glossary (Backgrounder)

July 20, 2015
CRTC reviews rules for French-language music on the radio

June 29, 2015
Porter Airlines Inc. agrees to pay $150,000 for allegedly violating Canada's anti-spam law

June 25, 2015
CRTC acts to ensure that Aboriginal radio listeners in several urban communities are better served

June 22, 2015
CRTC releases 2014 financial results for Canadian commercial radio stations

June 18, 2015
CRTC recognized for its work in ensuring Canadians have access to a world-class communication system

June 17, 2015
CRTC recognized for improving telecommunications services for northern Canadians

June 9, 2015
CRTC staff launches online discussion on message relay services

June 4, 2015
CRTC to hold public hearing to review the structure and mandate of the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services

June 4, 2015
CRTC releases 2014 financial results for specialty, pay, pay-per-view and video-on-demand television services

June 3, 2015
CRTC encourages a new generation of researchers to contribute to communications policy

June 2, 2015
CRTC encouraged by the wireless industry's progress on mobile public alerting

May 26, 2015
CRTC recognized for its innovative work on behalf of hearing and speech-impaired Canadians

May 21, 2015
CRTC releases 2014 financial results for Canadian cable and satellite companies

May 21, 2015
CRTC invites Canadians to participate in a project measuring the performance of their broadband Internet services

May 19, 2015
CRTC warns Canadians about illegal calls from people claiming to be from the National Do Not Call List

May 12, 2015
New TV Code for television service providers: Canadians have the floor!

May 7, 2015
Four companies pay a total of $92,500 for having violated the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

May 5, 2015
Statement from Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman and CEO of the CRTC, for the press conference on wholesale mobile wireless services

May 5, 2015
CRTC fosters sustainable competition, innovation and investment in the wireless services market
Technical Glossary Wholesale Wireless Decision

May 4, 2015
CRTC releases 2014 financial results for Canadian local television stations

April 29, 2015
The CRTC is pursuing its efforts to modernize the communication system for Canadians

April 16, 2015
Metroland pays $240,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

April 9, 2015
CRTC initiates review of basic telecommunications services for all Canadians

March 31, 2015
Canadians who listen to the radio or watch television can now receive emergency alert messages

March 27, 2015
CRTC provides further guidance on the Voter Contact Registry

March 26, 2015
Let's Talk TV: CRTC proposes measures to empower Canadian TV viewers

March 25, 2015
Statement by Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman and CEO of the CRTC, on journalistic independence

March 25, 2015
Plentyoffish Media Inc. pays $48,000 for alleged violation of Canada's anti-spam law

March 24, 2015
The CRTC announces the result of its telemarketing investigations of a number of air duct cleaning companies

March 19, 2015
Statement from Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman and CEO of the CRTC, on maximizing choice and affordability for Canadians

March 19, 2015
Let's Talk TV: CRTC sets out a roadmap to maximize choice and affordability for Canadian TV viewers
Additional information on the roadmap to maximize choice and affordability

March 16, 2015
CRTC encourages innovative use of digital media

March 12, 2015
Let's Talk TV: CRTC announces measures to support the creation of content made by Canadians for Canadian and global audiences
Additional information on the changes to the Canadian television system

March 11, 2015
Cross-border telemarketing investigation against an American cruise company results in $200,000 penalty

March 5, 2015
CRTC Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer issues $1.1 million penalty to Compu-Finder for spamming Canadians

March 4, 2015
CRTC lowering rates for Internet services in northern Canada

February 26, 2015
CRTC releases the results of its fact-finding process on the role of payphones in the Canadian communication system

February 5, 2015
Telelisting to pay $260,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules
Enforcement Advisory - Notice for Real Estate Agents and Brokers

February 4, 2015
CRTC requires that Videotron better serve Greater Montreal communities

January 29, 2015
CRTC continues to set the course for the future of television with Let's Talk TV decisions

January 15, 2015
Installing computer programs on an individual's computer without consent is now illegal

January 12, 2015
Statement from Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman and CEO of the CRTC, on the passing of Mr. Louis Ralph (Bud) Sherman

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