Category Archives: CRTC

Broadcasting regulatory issues

Canadian Telecom Summit Reference Videos

For those at the Canadian Telecom Summit wondering about the video interventions we’ve previously submitted to the CRTC, here they are. The Let’s Talk TV intervention: The Basic Telecommunications Services intervention: This video isn’t an intervention as it was created … Continue reading

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Everything is Data – Disruptive Response

Copies of this article will be sent to ISED Minister Navdeep Bains and to Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly. A request will be made to the CRTC that this article be published alongside our other submissions during Telecom Notice of … Continue reading

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2016 Is Almost Over!

All of us at The Canadian Public would like to wish everyone a much better upcoming year! It’s Canada’s 150th birthday! Time to party! If you want to visit any of Canada’s national parks next year absolutely free, you can … Continue reading

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Everything is Data

This post has been updated on April 15, 2016. Last year, the CRTC launched Telecom Notice of Consultation CRTC 2015-134 – Basic Telecommunications Services with the goal of finding out what’s wrong with Canada’s Internet and try to fix it. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas! What a year!

All of us at The Canadian Public would like to wish everyone plenty of health and prosperity in the new year. It definitely has been a busy year for TCPub Media Inc. We’ve completed our move from Montreal to Ottawa … Continue reading

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Signal Substitution Is On Notice

On January 29, 2015, a decision was released by the CRTC in regards to signal substitution. Starting in 2017 (the NFL’s 2016-2017 season), the Super Bowl can no longer be signal substituted. Additionally, the CRTC has limited the use of … Continue reading

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The Canadian Content

This is a short film about the problems with Canadian television, and how we can fix them. It was presented as an intervention at the CRTC’s “Let’s Talk TV” hearings on September 19th 2014 at Gatineau, Quebec. The video received … Continue reading

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The UBB Deception

A new video from a new sister YouTube channel, all about UBB or Usage-Based Billing. Now with a very smelly follow-up video! YouTube channel Web site

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Recent Odds and Ends

Here are a few recent items of interest. The recent CRTC decision on Usage Based Billing or UBB definitely affects us. Essentially, UBB is a way for large incumbent telecommunications companies such as Bell to impose an abusive pay-per-usage scheme … Continue reading

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The Canadian Public is going HD

After months of testing, we’ve come to a single, undeniable conclusion. Standard Definition is an ugly, dying beast. As of today, the channel will concentrate on launching a 720p HD television service. This format will allow us to maintain compatibility … Continue reading

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