CRTC Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais says there are no guarantees Canada's telecom regulator will enforce minimum internet speeds and service levels across Canada, even if it comes up with new target levels.
Fair Fees - Frais équitable
The CRTC has started a series of hearings looking at whether internet access should be considered a necessity.
At a rally held in front of the Money Mart at Columbia Street and Fourth Street on Friday, members of the B.C. chapter of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) called on the Solicitor General and Minister of Public Safety to follow Ontario and Alberta’s lead and reassess its payday loan regulations.
Une connexion Internet suffisamment rapide et fiable est nécessaire pour prendre part à l'économie numérique.
Le conseiller de Rideau-Vanier, Mathieu Fleury, a bon espoir de faire adopter une motion qui donnera des pouvoirs accrus à la Ville d'Ottawa pour encadrer la prolifération de commerces d'avance de fonds, comme c'est le cas dans son secteur.
Ottawa members held a press conference at city hall regarding councillor Fleury’s motion to look at a licensing program for predatory lenders and to ask the province permission to zoning the distances between lenders.
Vanier has the highest concentration of pay day loan shops in Canada, and a City Councillor is trying to make sure they don’t end up with even more.
The former municipality of Vanier in Ottawa has 16 payday loan outlets, or one for every 1,000 residents.
Advocacy groups ready to lobby for cheaper internet at CRTC public hearing
Rogers' cable Internet subscribers in Canada below the low-income belt can now avail fast Internet connections at a reasonable price.