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News Releases and Speeches 2017

Voter Contact Registry in effect during federal by-elections in Alberta and Quebec (News release)
September 19, 2017

Statement by Ian Scott, Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer at the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (Statement)
September 8, 2017

Canadians will soon be able to file complaints about television service providers with ombudsman for communications services (News release)
August 30, 2017

CRTC enables greater competition in the broadband Internet market (News release)
August 29, 2017

CRTC and UK Agency to Fight Spam and Unwanted Telemarketing Calls (News release)
August 3, 2017

Jean-Pierre Blais to CRTC staff (Speech)
June 16, 2017

CRTC puts an end to locked cellphones and unlocking fees (News release)
June 15, 2017

CRTC grants five new radio licences to better serve Indigenous people in urban areas (News release)
June 14, 2017

Jean-Pierre Blais at the Banff World Media Festival (Speech)
June 13, 2017

Stephen B. Simpson to the annual conference of the Western Association of Broadcasters (Speech)
June 8, 2017

Steven Harroun to the annual conference of the Credit Association of Greater Toronto (Speech)
June 6, 2017

The CRTC is creating a safer environment for Canadians by enabling access to enhanced and innovative 9-1-1 services (News release)
June 1, 2017

CRTC and Canadian Communication Association award prize for academic research (News release)
June 1, 2017

Letter to the editor from Jean-Pierre Blais on licence renewals for large French language TV groups
May 31, 2017 (Statement)

Chris Seidl to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (Speech)
May 30, 2017

Jean-Pierre Blais to the Seminar on International Electronic Marketing Enforcement and Consent (Speech)
May 18, 2017

CRTC and Australian agency join forces to combat spam and unwanted telemarketing calls (News release)
May 18, 2017

Stephen B. Simpson to the annual conference of the British Columbia Association of Broadcasters (Speech)
May 18, 2017

The CRTC supports the production of original content (News release)
May 15, 2017

CRTC wants all Canadians to have access to television news and information in multiple languages (News release)
May 15, 2017

Jean-Pierre Blais to the Arctic Broadband Forum (Speech)
May 9, 2017

Steven Harroun and Daniel Roussy to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (Speech)
May 9, 2017

VOIS Inc. to pay $15,000 for breaking mandatory participation requirement in telecommunications complaints body (News release)
April 27, 2017

CRTC approves Sirius XM Canada Inc. transaction - Would result in investments of $29 million in Canadian music industry (News release)
April 26, 2017

Jean-Pierre Blais to the Awards Gala of the Women in Communications and Technology (Speech)
April 26, 2017

CRTC strengthens its commitment to net neutrality, consumer choice and free exchange of ideas by citizens (News release)
April 20, 2017

Wireless service providers must join the National Public Alerting System (News release)
April 6, 2017

CRTC public hearing for radio licensing to serve urban Aboriginal communities (News release)
March 27, 2017

Jean-Pierre Blais at the public hearing on applications to operate radio stations serving Indigenous Canadians in major urban markets (Speech)
March 27, 2017

The CRTC celebrates 150 years of Canadian communications (News release)
March 21, 2017

CRTC partners with New Zealand regulator to fight spam (News release)
February 23, 2017

Federal by-elections: Voter Contact Registry in effect (News release)
February 22, 2017

Voter Contact Registry in effect during federal by-election (News release)
February 20, 2017

Peter Menzies at the Canadian Association of Wireless Internet Service Providers (CanWISP) 2017 Conference and Annual General Meeting (Speech)
February 15, 2017

Canadians invited to share their views on the Wireless Code (News release)
February 6, 2017

Jean-Pierre Blais at the public hearing on the Wireless Code review (Speech)
February 6, 2017

Jean Pierre Blais at the public hearing on next-generation 9-1-1 services (Speech)
January 16, 2017

Wireless complaints down by 35% since 2014, but bill shock still an issue for one-in-five Canadians (News release)
January 5, 2017

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