Canadian Government

ArriveCAN App Might Destroy a 100-Year-Old Ontario Golf Club: Report

According to a report from the National Post, the federal government's ArriveCAN app might end up putting the Grenadier Island Country Club in Ontario’s Thousand Islands out of business. The golf club has been operating for almost 100 years now. However, its American members aren't all that enthusiastic about making the trip down from Alexandria...

Criticism of Content Streaming Bill is ‘Misinformation’ Says Liberal MP

As part of its study of Bill C-11, the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage recently heard from a total of 48 witnesses who either appeared as individual stakeholders or represented organizations. Out of the 48 witnesses, 16 individuals either raised concerns over the possibility of the legislation pushing user-generated content into regulation or challenged the...

Teksavvy and Others Say Ottawa’s Decision on Internet Rates is ‘Anti-Consumer’

TekSavvy, Distributel, and other independent internet service providers (ISPs) are criticizing a Thursday decision by the federal Cabinet to endorse the higher wholesale internet prices set by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) last year. The federal Cabinet has proposed a new policy direction designed that, if adopted, may prompt the CRTC to promote...