Monthly Archives: May 2015

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This past weekend, the Forum for Research and Policy in Communications held a conference at the University of Ottawa titled “Rebooting Canada’s Communications Legislation.” The well-attended event focused on the challenges facing law and policy in an environment of rapid change brought on by the Internet, and featured suggestions, insights, and analysis from many of […]

May the fourth carrier be with you

In the Berkman Center’s 2010 report on “Next Generation Connectivity,” the Harvard-based think tank classified Canada as a case of “regulatory hesitation,” due to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s less-than-enthusiastic willingness to discipline incumbent firms. This week’s release on wireless from the CRTC shows just how far we’ve come since then, but also highlights […]