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News Releases and Speeches 2019

Call blocking comes into force: Canadians to have more protection against nuisance calls (News release)
December 17, 2019

Steven Harroun to the panel on “Cybersecurity Risks and Realities” at the Telecommunications Media Forum (Speech)
December 11, 2019

CRTC issues $115,000 in penalties to stop the spread of malicious software (News release)
December 10, 2019

Joint Statement by Ian Scott, Chairperson and CEO of the CRTC, and Ajit Pai, Chairman of the FCC, on the First Official Cross-Border Call Using STIR/SHAKEN Caller ID Authentication Framework (Statement)
December 9, 2019

CRTC steps up efforts to combat spoofed calls (News release)
December 9, 2019

Canadians invited to participate in a survey on the mobile wireless services market (News release)
December 3, 2019

Ian Scott to the Cable TV Summit of the National Communications Commission (Speech)
November 28, 2019

Canadians are invited to share their views on CBC’s programming (News release)
November 25, 2019

Public alerting tests to be conducted in Canada on November 27 (News release)
November 22, 2019

Chris Seidl to the Rural and Remote Broadband Conference (Speech)
November 13, 2019

CRTC Broadband Fund launches second call to improve Internet access and mobile wireless services across Canada (News release)
November 13, 2019

Monique Lafontaine at an event of the Ontario Association of Broadcasters (Speech)
November 7, 2019

Opening remarks at the public hearing to consider renewing the broadcasting licences of four radio stations (Speech)
November 6, 2019

Opening remarks at the public hearing to consider renewing Super Channel's broadcasting licence (Speech)
November 5, 2019

CRTC’s Voter Contact Registry to protect voters during 2019 federal election (News release)
September 12, 2019

Ontario Consumers Home Services and Blue Dream must pay $260,000 in penalties for their telemarketing activities (News release)
September 9, 2019

CRTC launches review of cellphone financing plans (News release)
August 30, 2019

CRTC promotes competition for broadband Internet services by setting lower wholesale rates (News release)
August 15, 2019

On the path towards a more accessible Canada with the creation of the Council of Federal Accessibility Agencies (News release)
August 14, 2019

Prices of communications services trended downwards in 2018 (News release)
August 8, 2019

CRTC will examine recent 36 month wireless device financing plans (News release)
August 2, 2019

CRTC Internet Code to offer new customer rights to Canadians (News release)
July 31, 2019

Statement by the CRTC’s Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer, Ian Scott, on the government’s policy direction (Statement)
June 18, 2019

Northwestel agrees to make Internet and mobile wireless improvements to benefit Northerners to rectify non-compliance (News release)
June 12, 2019

Chris Seidl to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (Speech)
June 6, 2019

Ian Scott to the annual conference of the Western Association of Broadcasters (Speech)
June 6, 2019

CRTC launches the Broadband Fund to improve Internet and mobile wireless access (News release)
June 3, 2019

Ian Scott to the Canadian Telecom Summit “Fostering Choice, Innovation and Better Prices for Canadians” (Speech)
June 3, 2019

Improved access for Canadians to multilingual, multi-ethnic television news and information from a Canadian perspective (News release)
May 23, 2019

CRTC seeks the participation of Canadians to test home broadband Internet speeds (News release)
May 9, 2019

Public alerting tests to be distributed in Canada on May 8, 2019 (News release)
May 3, 2019

Scott Hutton to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (Speech)
May 2, 2019

Dr. Caroline Simard at the 2019 Canadian Women in Communications and Technology Awards (Speech)
May 1, 2019

Chris Seidl to the annual conference of the BC Broadband Association (Speech)
May 1, 2019

The CRTC authorizes a major change to Quebec’s radio broadcasting landscape (News release)
April 30, 2019

Spamming Canadians results in $100,000 penalty for nCrowd’s Corporate Director (News release)
April 23, 2019

The CRTC orders TVA Group to comply with its regulations (News release)
April 18, 2019

Opening remarks at the public hearing on the apparent non-compliance of TVA Group inc. in the dispute with Bell Canada with respect to section 15(1) of the Discretionary Services Regulations (Speech)
April 17, 2019

Statement by the CRTC Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer on the passing of André Bureau (Statement)
April 16, 2019

Christianne Laizner to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (Speech)
April 10, 2019

Chris Seidl to the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce (Speech)
April 4, 2019

CRTC and RCMP National Division Execute Warrants in Malware Investigation (News release)
March 28, 2019

Chris Seidl to the Conference and Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Association of Wireless Internet Providers (CanWISP) (Speech)
March 27, 2019

Joint Statement on Achieving Gender Parity Following CRTC Women in Production Summit (Statement)
March 8, 2019

CRTC launches comprehensive review of mobile wireless services (News release)
February 28, 2019

CRTC invites Canadians to share their views on the possible creation of a new Internet Code (News release)
February 21, 2019

CRTC says more can be done to ensure fair treatment of consumers (News release)
February 20, 2019

Opening remarks at the public hearing for new radio broadcasting licences in Montreal and Quebec City, Quebec (Speech)
February 20, 2019

Voter Contact Registry in effect during the federal by-elections in Burnaby South, B.C., Outremont, Que., and York–Simcoe, Ont. (News release)
January 10, 2019

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