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News Releases and Speeches 2014

November 24, 2014
Opening remarks by Jean-Pierre Blais at the public hearing on the review of wholesale wireline services (Speech)

November 18, 2014
Christianne Laizner and Chris Seidl to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (Speech)

November 17, 2014
CRTC seeks comments on setting penalty amounts for violations of the Voter Contact Registry (News release)

November 13, 2014
CRTC acts to ensure radio stations follow the rules (News release)

November 6, 2014
Jean-Pierre Blais to the Vancouver Board of Trade (Speech)

November 6, 2014
CRTC issues its first decision on Let’s Talk TV (News release)

October 16, 2014
CRTC releases full edition of the 2014 Communications Monitoring Report (News release)

October 15, 2014
Opening remarks by Tom Pentefountas at the Radio India Ltd. public hearing (Speech)

October 9, 2014
Manon Bombardier to the 5th Canadian Internet Forum (Speech)

October 7, 2014
CRTC works with small business to stop malicious spam from being sent to Canadians (News release)

September 29, 2014
Opening remarks by Jean-Pierre Blais at the public hearing on the review of wholesale mobile wireless services (Speech)

September 25, 2014
CRTC releases 2014 report on the state of the Canadian telecommunications industry (News release)

September 22, 2014
Tom Pentefountas to the annual conference of the Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (Speech)

September 18, 2014
The majority of Canadians can now benefit from the terms of the wireless code (News release)

September 17, 2014
Thrift Magic pays $250,000 for calling Canadians registered on the National Do Not Call List (News release)

September 16, 2014
CRTC recognized for its creative and innovative work on behalf of Canadians (News release)

September 8, 2014
Opening remarks by Jean-Pierre Blais at the public hearing on Let's Talk TV (Speech)

September 4, 2014
CRTC issues 2014 report on state of Canadian broadcasting industry (News release)

September 2, 2014
CRTC publishes a citizen's guide to participating (News release)

August 29, 2014
CRTC requires broadcasting industry to relay emergency alert messages to Canadians (News release)

August 28, 2014
Statement by Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman of the CRTC, on paper bill fees (Statement)

August 28, 2014
CRTC Vice-Chairs report on outcome of paper bills meeting (News release)

August 21, 2014
Last chance for Canadians to have their say on the future of television in Canada: Let’s Talk TV! (News release)

August 20, 2014
Québec Loisirs pays $200,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (News release)

August 13, 2014
Alberta Federation of Labour pays $50,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (News release)

July 31, 2014
CRTC continuing its efforts to promote fair and sustainable competition in wireless services for Canadians (News release)

July 30, 2014
Suitelife Vacations Club pays $20,000 in penalties for violating Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (News release)

July 23, 2014
CRTC challenges communications industry to address paper bill fees (News release)

July 23, 2014
CRTC takes action against telemarketers selling home improvement services (News release)

July 9, 2014
Peter Menzies to the 2014 Conference and Workshop of the Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada (Speech)

June 30, 2014
Harper Government Delivers on Commitment to Protect Canadian Consumers from Spam and Online Threats (News release)

June 26, 2014
Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais speech on how the CRTC is improving the security and safety of Canadians given at the Economic Club of Canada (Speech)

June 25, 2014
CRTC to ensure telecommunications networks can support next-generation 9-1-1 services (News release)

June 25, 2014
The CRTC enhances the protection of Canadian’s privacy by rendering the National Do Not Call List (DNCL) permanent (News release)

June 19, 2014
CRTC recognized for its creative and innovative work on behalf of Canadians (News release)

June 12, 2014
Tom Pentefountas to the to the annual conference of the Western Association of Broadcasters (Speech)

June 8, 2014
Peter Menzies to the Annual Convention of the Independent Telecommunications Providers Association (Speech)

June 5, 2014
Commissioner Stephen Simpson speech on the importance of campus and community radio given at the National Campus and Community Radio Association (Speech)

June 3, 2014
CRTC releases 2013 financial results for Canadian commercial radio stations (News release)

May 30, 2014
Commissioner Stephen Simpson speech on CRTC update given at the British Columbia Association of Broadcasters (Speech)

May 22, 2014
Raj Shoan to the National Conference of the Broadcast Educators Association of Canada (Speech)

May 15, 2014
CRTC releases 2013 financial results for Canadian cable and satellite companies (News release)

May 13, 2014
Opening remarks at the public hearing to consider radio applications for 102.7 FM in Scarborough and Whitchurch-Stouffville (Speech)

May 7, 2014
CRTC appearance before the Senate Transport and Communications Committee to discuss section 16 of Bill C-31, The Budget Implementation (Speech)

May 6, 2014
CRTC releases 2013 financial results for Canadian local television stations (News release)

May 1, 2014
The CRTC releases the results of the Let's Talk TV: Choicebook (News release)

April 30, 2014
Statement by the Chairman of the CRTC (News release)

April 30, 2014
CRTC releases 2013 financial results for specialty, pay, pay-per-view and video-on-demand television services (News release)

April 28, 2014
Opening remarks at the public hearing to consider ownership issues related to Channel Zero (Speech)

April 24, 2014
CRTC announces public hearing on the future of the Canadian television system (News release)

April 22, 2014
CRTC announces that Canadians who are Deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired will have access to a new telecommunications service (News release)

April 17, 2014
The CRTC thanks the Community of Federal Regulators for having recognized its work (News release)

April 8, 2014
Tom Pentefountas to the public hearing in Gatineau (Gatineau, Quebec) (Speech)

April 1, 2014
Christianne Laizner and Manon Bombardier to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs (Ottawa, Ontario) (Speech)

March 31, 2014
CRTC continuing to protect Canadians against nuisance telemarketing calls (News release)

March 27, 2014
Scott Hutton to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (Ottawa, Ontario) (Speech)

March 18, 2014
CRTC marks the start of Text with 9-1-1 services for hearing or speech impaired persons (News release)

March 5, 2014
Scott Hutton to the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications (Ottawa, Ontario) (Speech)

February 24, 2014
Raj Shoan to the School of Media and Design at Algonquin College (Ottawa, Ontario) (Speech)

February 20, 2014
CRTC invites comments on the state of competition in the wholesale mobile wireless services market (News release)

February 18, 2014
The CRTC Launches Let’s Talk TV: Choicebook (News release)

February 6, 2014
CRTC continuing efforts to improve telecommunications services for all Canadians (News release)

January 29, 2014
The CRTC publishes a report on Phase I of Let's Talk TV: A conversation with Canadians (News release)

January 27, 2014
Public hearing on radio applications in Surrey, British Columbia (Speech)

January 10, 2014
CRTC announces that Turf Operations Group has paid a penalty of $200,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (News release)