On February 27, 2017 the Forum filed its final comments on Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-293, Review of the Wireless Code.
On February 16, 2017 the Forum filed responses to questions from the CRTC about possible changes to the Wireless Code.
The Forum files comments on the notice of hearing for applications for new Native Type B or ethnic commercial specialty radio stations, BNoC 2017-1
On February 7, 2017 the Forum put forward comments on the Commission’s Notice of hearing, BNoC 2017-1.
FRPC’s final reply on the renewal of television licences held by large English- and French-language ownership groups
On December 16, 2016 the Forum filed its final reply with respect to the Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-225 for the renewal of licences of Bell, Rogers, Corus, Shaw, Quebecor, Group V, and Telelatino.
Preserving, strengthening and expanding Canadian Communications in the Digital Century By regulating in the public interest
On November 27, 2016 the Forum filed a submission to the Heritage Canada Federal Consultation on Canadian Content in a Digital World.
The Forum has a new posting called Innovating the CRTC’s TV licensing process, (22 November 2016), describing the changes that the CRTC has made in regards to its public proceedings to be more inclusive, and offering suggestions to make...
Review of the Wireless Code, Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-293 (Ottawa, 28 July 2016), 2016-293-1 (Ottawa, 23 September 2016), 2016-293-2 (Ottawa, 26 October 2016) – Forum response to interrogatories
The Forum filed its replies to the CRTC’s 20 October 2016 interrogatories on the Wireless Code, in Review of the Wireless Code, Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-293 (Ottawa, 28 July 2016), 2016-293-1 (Ottawa, 23 September 2016), 2016-293-2 (Ottawa, 26...
Data, data, everywhere – but do the CRTC’s Communications Monitoring Reports give Parliament the information it needs to evaluate the implementation of the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Acts?
The CRTC has published a wealth of information about the broadcasting and telecommunications systems in annual reports issued since 2000. You can find these reports here: http://www.crtc.gc.ca/eng/publications.htm. When the CRTC began issuing these reports, it published separate documents about...
The CRTC will be hearing major broadcasters’ applications to renew their TV licences this December – some of the Forum’s concerns about this important proceeding are set out in an op-ed in the Hill Times on October 24, 2016. The Forum...
On October 3, 2016 the Forum made 22 recommendations for its submission on the review of the Wireless Code, TNoC CRTC 2016-293.