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News Releases and Speeches 2016

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

October 20, 2016
Jean-Pierre Blais to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (Speech)

October 6, 2016
CRTC finds proposed wholesale high-speed access rates unreasonable (News Release)

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

September 29, 2016
Majority of Internet service providers deliver speeds above their advertised rates (News Release)

September 28, 2016
Jean-Pierre Blais at the launch of the video relay service in Gatineau, Québec (Speech)

September 28, 2016
Video Relay Service: A new communications era in Canada (News Release)

September 27, 2016
Peter Menzies at the public hearing to review applications of new radio stations in Edmonton, Alberta (Speech)

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

September 22, 2016
Canadians now able to access interactive map for emergency alerts (News release)

September 19, 2016
Voter Contact Registry in effect during federal by-election (News release)

September 13, 2016
Share your views on the Wireless Code! (News release)

September 7, 2016
Jean Pierre Blais at the public hearing to discuss the implementation of the new basic television package and flexible packaging options in Canada (Speech)

August 29, 2016
The CRTC publishes citations for violations under the Voter Contact Registry (News release)
Voter Contact Registry (Backgrounder)

July 28, 2016
CRTC launches review of the Wireless Code of Conduct (News release)

July 12, 2016
Subscriptions to cable, IPTV and satellite declined but revenues remained steady (News release)

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

June 23, 2016
Specialty services increase investment in Canadian programming (News release)

June 15, 2016
CRTC improves support for local news (News release)

June 14, 2016
CRTC targets telemarketers making robocalls (News release)

June 14, 2016
CRTC recognized for efforts to modernize the Canadian television system (News release)

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

June 9, 2016
Stephen B. Simpson to the 82nd Annual Conference of the Western Association of Broadcasters - 2016

May 31, 2016
CRTC to add new area codes in four provinces (News release)

May 30, 2016
First recipients of CRTC prize for academic research to be honoured (News release)

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

May 19, 2016
Stephen B. Simpson to the annual conference of the British Columbia Association of Broadcasters (Speech)

May 18, 2016
CRTC seeks comments regarding neutrality of Internet data pricing plans (News release)

May 16, 2016
Jean Pierre Blais at the public hearing to review competitive radio applications in Vancouver (Speech)

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

May 4, 2016
CRTC releases 2015 financial results for Canadian conventional television stations (News release)

April 25, 2016
CRTC releases 2015 financial results for Canadian radio stations (News release)

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

April 11, 2016
Let's #TalkBroadband public hearing begins today! (News release)

April 11, 2016
Jean Pierre Blais at the public hearing to review basic telecommunications services in Canada (Speech)

April 6, 2016
The Discoverability Summit is Open to the Public (News release)

April 6, 2016
CRTC unveils map of broadband services in Canada (News release)

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

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

March 30, 2016
Canadians continue to #TalkBroadband with the CRTC! (News release)

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

March 29, 2016
CRTC reviewing next-generation 9-1-1 services (News release)

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

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. (News release)

March 22, 2016
Jean Pierre Blais to the Canadian Marketing Association (Speech)

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

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

March 1, 2016
CRTC welcomes new era of choice for TV viewers (News release)

New TV services starting March 1, 2016 fact sheet (Backgrounder)

February 26, 2016
Over 25,000 Canadians complete questionnaire on the future of broadband (News release)

February 25, 2016
Peter Menzies to the Conference and Annual General Meeting of the CanWISP (Speech)

February 25, 2016
Broadband rollout to more than 280 rural and remote communities complete (News release)

February 23, 2016
Scott Hutton to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage (Speech)

February 23, 2016
CRTC receives 12 applications for radio stations serving urban Indigenous communities (News release)

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

February 17, 2016
Jean-Pierre Blais to the Canadian Club of Toronto on TV news in an era of change (Speech)

January 27, 2016
CRTC executes warrant in malicious malware investigation (News release)

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

January 25, 2016
Opening remarks by Jean-Pierre Blais to the Public Hearing on Local and Community Television (Speech)

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

January 14, 2016
The CRTC wants to talk about broadband Internet with Canadians! (News release)

January 12, 2016
Share your opinion about local and community television! (News release)

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