News Releases 2012

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December 20, 2012
CRTC increases the diversity of voices in the Montreal market

December 17, 2012
CRTC to examine future of 911 services in Canada

December 6, 2012
CRTC invites Canadians to comment on northern telecommunications services

November 29, 2012
CRTC addresses telephone number shortage in Ontario and Alberta

November 13, 2012
CRTC invites Canadians to join online discussion on the wireless code

November 8, 2012
Statement by Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman of the CRTC, commending the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association

October 26 , 2012
CRTC requires more transparency in rates for wholesale telecommunications services

October 24 , 2012
CRTC announces 2nd annual meeting of the International Do Not Call Network to facilitate cooperation on telemarketing enforcement
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October 18, 2012
CRTC denies BCE’s bid to acquire Astral
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October 11, 2012
CRTC invites Canadians to participate in the development of a code for cellphones and other mobile devices
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Octber 10, 2012
CRTC encourages businesses to start preparing for Canada’s anti-spam legislation

October 3, 2012
The CRTC takes action against telemarketers offering anti-virus software
Statement by Andrea Rosen, Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer, to the press conference hosted by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission

October 1, 2012
CRTC to introduce new area code and 10-digit local dialing in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island

September 11, 2012
CRTC approves new indie-rock radio station in Toronto

September 6, 2012
CRTC announces priorities for 2012–2015

September 5, 2012
CRTC to hold public hearing to renew CBC/Radio-Canada’s licences

September 4, 2012
CRTC issues annual report on the state of the Canadian communications industry
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August 31, 2012
Statement by Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman of the CRTC, on the appointment of a Chief Consumer Officer

August 30, 2012
CRTC quiets loud TV commercials

August 24, 2012
Guelph Federal Liberal Association in violation of Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

August 16, 2012
CRTC approves sale of sport television channels

August 7, 2012
CRTC approves proposal to establish a Broadcasting Accessibility Fund

July 18, 2012
Consumer cable bills to be adjusted with phase out of fund

28 June, 2012
CRTC investigation prompts Rogers to stop slowing down Internet traffic

21 June, 2012
CRTC approves Rogers Broadcasting’s purchase of the Saskatchewan Communications Network

14 June, 2012
CRTC completes first round of telemarketer on-site inspections in Toronto and Montreal

4 June, 2012
CRTC releases 2011 financial results for Canadian commercial radio stations

25 May, 2012
CRTC to continue fact-finding exercise on video relay service

24 May, 2012
CRTC to address the projected telephone number shortage in Nova Scotia and PEI

8 May, 2012
CRTC moves a step closer to making loud TV ads a thing of the past

1 May, 2012
CRTC releases 2011 financial results for specialty, pay and pay-per-view television services and video-on-demand services

26 April, 2012
The CRTC renews the licences of the majority of French-language private television services
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4 April, 2012
CRTC seeks views on the state of competition in the Canadian wireless sector

4 April, 2012
CRTC releases 2011 financial results for Canadian cable and satellite companies

4 April, 2012
CRTC releases 2011 financial results for Canadian conventional television stations

2 April, 2012
CRTC takes enforcement action against 85 companies for breaking the telemarketing rules
Additional information on the CRTC’s enforcement measures

26 March, 2012
CRTC approves plan to launch the Canadian Broadcasting Participation Fund

21 February, 2012
Statement by Leonard Katz, Acting Chairman of the CRTC, on the passing of Pierre Juneau

16 February, 2012
CRTC initiates text messaging trial to improve the accessibility of 911 call centres

09 February, 2012
CRTC completes review of telecommunications regulations

27 January, 2012
CRTC moving ahead with capacity-based billing on February 1

25 January, 2012
Leonard Katz appointed Acting Chairman of the CRTC

19 January, 2012
CRTC supports the evolution of advanced telecommunications networks across Canada

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