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News Releases and Speeches 2015

May 21, 2015
Tom Pentefountas at the Future TV Advertising Forum (Speech)

May 21, 2015
CRTC releases 2014 financial results for Canadian cable and satellite companies (News Release)

May 21, 2015
CRTC invites Canadians to participate in a project measuring the performance of their broadband Internet services (News Release)

May 19, 2015
CRTC warns Canadians about illegal calls from people claiming to be from the National Do Not Call List (News Release)

May 14, 2015
Stephen B. Simpson to the annual conference of the British Columbia Association of Broadcasters (Speech)

May 13, 2015
Opening remarks by Jean-Pierre Blais at the public hearing to examine applications to renew the licences of various radio stations (Speech)

May 12, 2015
New TV Code for television service providers: Canadians have the floor! (News Release)

May 8, 2015
Jean-Pierre Blais at the annual convention of the Association québécoise de la production médiatique (Speech)

May 7, 2015
Four companies pay a total of $92,500 for having violated the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (News Release)

May 6, 2015
John Traversy to the Senate Standing Committee on National Finance (Speech)

May 5, 2015
Statement from Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman and CEO of the CRTC, for the press conference on wholesale mobile wireless services (Statement)

May 5, 2015
CRTC fosters sustainable competition, innovation and investment in the wireless services market (News Release)
Technical Glossary Wholesale Wireless Decision (Backgrounder)

May 4, 2015
CRTC releases 2014 financial results for Canadian local television stations (News Release)

May 1, 2015
Tom Pentefountas at The Canadian International Documentary Festival (Speech)

April 29, 2015
The CRTC is pursuing its efforts to modernize the communication system for Canadians (News Release)

April 29, 2015
Stephen B. Simpson to the 2015 British Columbia Broadband Conference (Speech)

April 16, 2015
Metroland pays $240,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (News Release)

April 9, 2015
CRTC initiates review of basic telecommunications services for all Canadians (News Release)

March 31, 2015
Canadians who listen to the radio or watch television can now receive emergency alert messages (News Release)

March 30, 2015
American company offering lower credit card rates issued $145,000 penalty for violating Canadian telemarketing rules (News Release)

March 27, 2015
CRTC provides further guidance on the Voter Contact Registry (News Release)

March 26, 2015
Let's Talk TV: CRTC proposes measures to empower Canadian TV viewers (News Release)

March 25, 2015
Statement by Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman and CEO of the CRTC, on journalistic independence (Statement)

March 25, 2015
Plentyoffish Media Inc. pays $48,000 for alleged violation of Canada's anti-spam law (News Release)

March 24, 2015
The CRTC announces the result of its telemarketing investigations of a number of air duct cleaning companies (News Release)

March 19, 2015
Statement from Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman and CEO of the CRTC, on maximizing choice and affordability for Canadians (Statement)

March 19, 2015
Let's Talk TV: CRTC sets out a roadmap to maximize choice and affordability for Canadian TV viewers (News Release)
Additional information on the roadmap to maximize choice and affordability (Backgrounder)

March 16, 2015
CRTC encourages innovative use of digital media (News Release)

March 12, 2015
Let's Talk TV: CRTC announces measures to support the creation of content made by Canadians for Canadian and global audiences (News Release)
Additional information on the changes to the Canadian television system (Backgrounder)

March 12, 2015
Jean-Pierre Blais to the Canadian Club of Ottawa on Let's Talk TV and the future of content made by Canadians (Speech)

March 11, 2015
Cross-border telemarketing investigation against an American cruise company results in $200,000 penalty (News Release)

March 5, 2015
CRTC Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer issues $1.1 million penalty to Compu-Finder for spamming Canadians (News Release)

March 4, 2015
CRTC lowering rates for Internet services in northern Canada (News Release)

February 26, 2015
CRTC releases the results of its fact-finding process on the role of payphones in the Canadian communication system (News Release)

February 25, 2015
Peter Menzies to the National Public Alerting Summit (Speech)

February 5, 2015
Telelisting to pay $260,000 for violating the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules (News Release)
Enforcement Advisory - Notice for Real Estate Agents and Brokers (Backgrounder)

February 4, 2015
CRTC requires that Videotron better serve Greater Montreal communities (News Release)

January 29, 2015
CRTC continues to set the course for the future of television with Let’s Talk TV decisions (News Release)

January 29, 2015
Jean-Pierre Blais to the London Chamber of Commerce on Let’s Talk TV and the future of television (Speech)

January 15, 2015
Installing computer programs on an individual's computer without consent is now illegal (News Release)

January 12, 2015
Statement from Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman and CEO of the CRTC, on the passing of Mr. Louis Ralph (Bud) Sherman (News Release)