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Bell, Rogers, Telus, SaskTel ask the CRTC to not extend MVNO policy to IoT/M2M markets

Canada’s largest telecommunications companies are asking the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to not forcibly extend the 2021 MVNO framework to the enterprise,...

Government of Canada’s DX journey riddled with cyber-struggles, technical debt and staffing concerns: Report

A new report by market intelligence firm International Data Corporation (IDC) found that digital transformation (DX) within public sector agencies has been significantly impaired...

Proposed overhaul of Canada’s private sector privacy law ‘a step in the right direction’: Commissioner

Canada’s privacy commissioner says the government’s proposals to modernize Canada’s federal private sector privacy law are “a step in the right direction,” but must...

Companies have 90 days to negotiate MVNO agreements, CRTC rules

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC) has determined that Bell, Rogers, Sasktel and Telus (the incumbents) have 90 days, starting today, to negotiate...

Meta threatens to end news content in Canada if Bill C-18 is passed

Today, Meta’s president of global affairs, Nick Clegg, unveiled Meta’s position on the Online News Act, Bill C-18 in an opening statement he was...

Ransomware Task Force report two years later: Mixed signs of success

Two years after the international Ransomware Task Force issued 48 recommendations for governments, the technology industry, and civil society to deter and disrupt the...

Meta executive pulls out of planned testimony at House of Commons Heritage Committee

This morning, Meta released a statement explaining why its president of global affairs, Nick Clegg, is no longer appearing at a Canadian Heritage committee...

RSA Conference 2023: Firms hit by cyber attacks should work with government, says U.S. official

The U.S. government needs the private sector to work with it to blunt cyber attacks, a senior justice department official told infosec pros at...

Former ISED minister Navdeep Bains joins Rogers executive team

Last Friday, Rogers announced three new appointments to its executive team, including former industry minister Navdeep Bains as chief corporate affairs officer. As the head...

Government of Canada and Ericsson announce $470 million R&D partnership

Today, Ericsson Canada announced a five-year partnership with the government of Canada to invest more than C$470 million in its Research and Development (R&D)...

Federal court backs Facebook in fight with Canada’s privacy commissioner

The federal privacy commissioner’s attempt to have Facebook take responsibility for the Cambridge Analytical scandal under Canadian privacy law has been rejected by a...

Adobe agrees to pay US$3 million to settle kickback allegations

Adobe Inc. has agreed to pay US$3 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that it made payments in violation of the Anti-Kickback Act...

DDoS attacks block PM Trudeau’s web site

A pro-Russian threat group is believed to be behind a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that has blocked access to Prime Minister Justin...

Rogers takes over sole provider of wireless service on TTC, will bring 5G and 911 calls to riders

Yesterday, Rogers announced that it will be providing 5G connectivity services to Toronto’s entire subway system, including access to 911 for all riders. But it...

Canadian government addresses recycling efforts, lithium extraction, Horne Smelter, Volkswagen and more in House of Commons meeting

Last week, government representatives from the departments of Environment, Industry, and Natural Resources faced questions from members of the Standing Committee on Industry and...

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