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2019

Eyes Wide Shut (21 August 2019), guest commentary from Kealy Wilkinson on the short- to medium-term future of Canadian television

Meetings of the CRTC, 2007-2018 (5 April 2019), results from an analysis of meetings of the CRTC’s Commissioners, from 1 January 2007, to 31 December 2018; information on which the research is based is available here

Not so much research by the Forum, but a list of submissions to the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review panel which have been made public

2018

The CRTC’s costs-orders process in telecommunications:  a year later, (3 December 2018), results from an updated analysis of CRTC telecom costs orders from 2013 to November 2018 =>and an update (17 December 2018) with respect to the argument that proceedings’ complexity explains the length of time taken by the CRTC to issue costs orders

CRTC data on Parliament’s goals for broadcasting and telecommunications:  what do we know? (29 October 2018), analysis of the data presented by the CRTC in its 2017 Communications Monitoring Report, and six questions about gaps in the data

Canadians’ views on mobile data (11 June 2018) Results from a survey commissioned by the FRPC with respect to TNoC CRTC 2018-98

Who decides what? Transparency in CRTC decision-making (12 June 2018), recommendations for Parliament with respect to decision-making transparency

Blocking access to Internet sites (Gatineau, 29 March 2018), Results from a survey commissioned by the FRPC with respect to Application 8663-A182-201800467

2017

Finding data about Canadian broadcasting, telecommunications and convergence (Ottawa, 28 November 2017), Suggestions for data, analysis and research related to Canadian broadcasting and telecommunications

The CRTC’s Costs-Order Process in Telecommunications, (Ottawa, 24 November 2017), Results from an analysis of CRTC telecom costs orders from 2013 to November 2017.

Changing the 2013 Wireless Code:  Canadians’ views in January 2017, (Ottawa, 24 February 2017) Results from a survey commissioned by the Forum for Research and Policy in Communications (FRPC)

2016

ResearchInnovating the CRTC’s TV licensing process, (22 November 2016)

ResearchData, 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? (26 October 2016)

ResearchCRTC – has it achieved Parliament’s objectives? (June 2016)

ResearchFederal regulation of broadcasting and telecommunications – resources, (May 2016)

Research, Appointments to the CRTC, (8 March 2016)

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