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Rogers Media Pays $200,000 Anti-Spam Fine To CRTC

By Dave Forde / November 24, 2015

When you are Canada’s largest telecommunications company, you are someone going to end up making a mistake or two along the way. Unfortunately for Rogers this will costs the company $200,000, as they have been hit by a fine by the The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) as part of an undertaking to resolve […]

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CRTC Shuts Down BCE's Plan To Buy Astral

By Dave Forde / October 19, 2012

Well after the last few months of speculations and a huge about of public out cries, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has denied BCE’s application to acquire control of Astral Media’s television and radio services because i

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Jean-Pierre Blais Appointed New Head Of CRTC

By Dave Forde / June 12, 2012

Looks like there’s a new guy running the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). Late Friday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Friday the appointment of Jean-Pierre Blais as new Chairperson. The five-year term is effective June 18, 2012. Previously, Blais was Assistant Deputy Minister of Cultural Affairs at Canadian Heritage; his duties there included legislation, policies and programs relating to copyright, broadcasting, cultural industries and arts policy.

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Katz Appointed New Chair Of CRTC, For Now

By Dave Forde / January 26, 2012

As Konrad von Finckenstein leaves the post as Chair of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), they have announced the appointment of Leonard Katz is appointed Interim Chair, until the Government of Canada appoints a new Chairperson. Previously, Leonard was the CRTC’s Vice-Chairman of Telecommunications since October 2007. He previously served as the Executive Director of Broadcasting […]

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