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CRTC Chair Won’t Recuse Himself from Internet Matters Over Allegations of Bias

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has rejected a request from an industry collective for chairman Ian Scott to recuse himself from decisions on internet competition over allegations of impartiality — reports The Globe and Mail. A letter sent Tuesday by the CRTC’s senior general counsel, Stephen Millington, says that "the decision of a...

CRTC Head Defends Meeting with Bell Exec to Parliamentary Committee

Appearing before a parliamentary committee on Tuesday, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) chairman Ian Scott defended his meeting with Bell executive (and current CEO) Mirko Bibic in an Ottawa pub, and the commission's May 2021 decision regarding wholesale internet rates — reports The National Post. "I meet with everyone pursuant to the rules," Scott...

CRTC Chair Accused of Bias, Should Recuse Himself on Internet Matters: CNOC

The Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) on Thursday filed an application calling for Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) chair, Ian Scott, to recuse himself from proceedings and rulings on internet competition or be removed by the commission — reports The Star. According to the CNOC, a collective of more than 30 independent, smaller internet...

Smaller ISPs Ask Justin Trudeau to Overturn CRTC Internet Rates Decision

The Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC), which represents over 30 independent internet service providers in the country, including the likes of VMedia and Distributel, have filed a formal appeal to the federal government, asking to overturn the CRTC’s recent wholesale rates decision. Back in May, the CRTC reverted wholesale internet rates back to 2016,...