News Releases 2016

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December 21, 2016
CRTC establishes fund to attain new high-speed Internet targets
Summary of Key Decision Points – Backgrounder
New Funding Mechanism – Backgrounder

December 19, 2016
Bell's broadband results not as positive as initially reported

December 14, 2016
CRTC recognized for its work to protect Canadians

December 1, 2016
CRTC Supports Text with 9-1-1 Awareness Day

November 21, 2016
The CRTC wants Canadians to take back control of their TV services

November 17, 2016
CRTC signs agreement with U.S. regulator to combat robocalls and spoofing

November 7, 2016
CRTC asks telephone service providers to empower Canadians against nuisance calls

October 26, 2016
Downloaded data skyrockets in 2015

October 25, 2016
Canadians continue to shift towards digital platforms

October 20, 2016
CRTC recognized for the Let's Talk TV A Conversation with Canadians initiative

October 6, 2016
CRTC finds proposed wholesale high-speed access rates unreasonable

October 4, 2016
Complaints by Canadians about telemarketing calls lead to $420,000 in penalties for six home-improvement companies

September 29, 2016
Majority of Internet service providers deliver speeds above their advertised rates

September 28, 2016
Video Relay Service: A new communications era in Canada

September 22, 2016
Consumer Alert – Some Téliphone Navigata Westel Communications customers may be disconnected

September 22, 2016
Canadians now able to access interactive map for emergency alerts

September 19, 2016
Voter Contact Registry in effect during federal by-election

September 13, 2016
Share your views on the Wireless Code!

August 29, 2016
The CRTC publishes citations for violations under the Voter Contact Registry
Voter Contact Registry – Backgrounder

July 28, 2016
CRTC launches review of the Wireless Code of Conduct

July 12, 2016
Subscriptions to cable, IPTV and satellite declined but revenues remained steady

June 29, 2016
Six companies pay $1.23 million for making telemarketing calls to Canadians

June 23, 2016
Specialty services increase investment in Canadian programming

June 15, 2016
CRTC improves support for local news

June 14, 2016
CRTC targets telemarketers making robocalls

June 14, 2016
CRTC recognized for efforts to modernize the Canadian television system

June 14, 2016
CRTC partners with international agencies to fight spam and unsolicited phone calls

May 31, 2016
CRTC to add new area codes in four provinces

May 30, 2016
First recipients of CRTC prize for academic research to be honoured

May 24, 2016
CRTC continuing to monitor implementation of new basic television package and pick-and-pay

May 18, 2016
CRTC seeks comments regarding neutrality of Internet data pricing plans

May 5, 2016
CRTC clarifies that individuals or small businesses cannot be charged for a service following a cancellation

May 4, 2016
CRTC releases 2015 financial results for Canadian conventional television stations

April 25, 2016
CRTC releases 2015 financial results for Canadian radio stations

April 15, 2016
More than 66,000 Canadians have already signed up to the new basic TV package

April 11, 2016
Let's #TalkBroadband public hearing begins today!

April 6, 2016
The Discoverability Summit is Open to the Public

April 6, 2016
CRTC unveils map of broadband services in Canada

April 5, 2016
The CRTC is putting Canadians at the centre of their communication system

March 31, 2016
Revised - Majority of broadband services sold in Canada are as fast or faster than their advertised download speeds

March 30, 2016
Canadians continue to #TalkBroadband with the CRTC!

March 29, 2016
CRTC seeks comments regarding the participation of wireless service providers in the National Public Alerting System

March 29, 2016
CRTC reviewing next-generation 9-1-1 services

March 24, 2016
CRTC signs partnership agreement with U.S. Federal Trade Commission to fight unlawful spam and unsolicited telecommunications

March 23, 2016
CRTC approves a corporate reorganization resulting in the transfer of the shares held by Shaw Communications Inc. in Shaw Media Inc. to Corus Entertainment Inc.

March 17, 2016
Canadians to benefit from single point of contact for complaints about their bundled communication services

March 10, 2016
Five companies selling anti-virus software must pay over $640,000 for making telemarketing calls to Canadians

March 1, 2016
CRTC welcomes new era of choice for TV viewers

New TV services starting March 1, 2016 fact sheet

February 26, 2016
Over 25,000 Canadians complete questionnaire on the future of broadband

February 25, 2016
Broadband rollout to more than 280 rural and remote communities complete

February 23, 2016
CRTC receives 12 applications for radio stations serving urban Indigenous communities

February 19, 2016
CRTC helps Canadians find phone, mobile, Internet and TV Service providers with a new online tool

January 27, 2016
CRTC executes warrant in malicious malware investigation

January 25, 2016
Does local news matter to you? Give us your opinion!

January 19, 2016
Over 15,000 Canadians respond to Let's Talk Broadband Internet questionnaire

January 14, 2016
The CRTC wants to talk about broadband Internet with Canadians!

January 12, 2016
Share your opinion about local and community television!

January 7, 2016
Canadians to be better informed about products and services from television service providers

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