This 24 November 2017 research note describes the history and purpose of the CRTC costs process in telecommunications, and analyzes the 135 orders issued by… Read More »New research: CRTC costs process in telecommunications
Monica Auer is FRPC’s Executive Director, having been appointed soon after FRPC was organized. Monica began her career in communications regulation in the mid-1980s, when she began working at the CRTC. She provided research and analysis with respect to concentration of ownership, audience data, major network renewals and issues related to portrayal in programming. She worked at CBC head office from the late 1980s to the mid-1990s, dealing with issues related to the Corporation’s regulation by the CRTC. After leaving the CBC Monica worked as a consultant, preparing reports presented to the Copyright Board of Canada, before returning to school to study law. Monica has earned undergraduate degrees in French and German, political science and law; she earned graduate degrees in political science and law. After being called to the Ontario bar in 2006 she completed her articles, and launched her own practice, specializing in matters related to the CRTC.
The Forum files comments on Sirius XM Canada Inc. tangible benefits proposal, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2017-114
On August 4, 2017 the Forum filed comments on the application made by Sirius XM Canada Inc. (Sirius) this past May, with respect to the allocation… Read More »The Forum files comments on Sirius XM Canada Inc. tangible benefits proposal, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2017-114
FRPC files comments on proposed amendments to the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations and the Television Broadcasting Regulations, 1987, BNoC CRTC 2017-50
The Forum submitted its comments on the CRTC’s proposed amendments of its TV and cable/satellite regulations on 3 April 2017, in particular opposing the CRTC’s… Read More »FRPC files comments on proposed amendments to the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations and the Television Broadcasting Regulations, 1987, BNoC CRTC 2017-50
On February 27, 2017 the Forum filed its final comments on Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-293, Review of the Wireless Code.
A new survey undertaken by the Forum for Research and Policy in Communications just before a major CRTC hearing to review the effectiveness of the… Read More »The Forum publishes new survey research about 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… Read More »FRPC’s final reply on the renewal of television licences held by large English- and French-language ownership groups
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… Read More »New research: Innovating the CRTC’s TV licensing process, (22 November 2016)