industry canada

When will Big Telecom face the facts?

Big Telecom’s supporters claim that more choice and customer-friendly rules wouldn’t help Canada’s broken cell phone market, but we explain why this is exactly what is needed.

More Cell Phone Fees for Canadians

The Industry Minister’s inaction has left a vacuum for Big Telecom to act with impunity, as new charges are added to our bills for no reason, the author of this story, Catherine Hart, writes

Canada Can Do Better

We're still waiting to see if Christian Paradis, the Minister of Industry, will put an end to the Big Telecom’s backroom deal. This is the deal that would allow Rogers to acquire public assets from...

Push Back in the Media: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Hi I'm Lindsey and this is your weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca. This week, thanks to your contributions, we're launching a tool that will help Canadians push back against Big Telecom's media...

The Launch: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Hi I'm Lindsey and this is your weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca. We just had our most successful launch ever as our newest study, Time for an Upgrade: Demanding Choice in Canada's Cell Phone...

Time for an Upgrade: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Choice in media and telecommunications: It's something Canadians want and need for a healthy and open digital future, but are severely lacking. And when it comes to that, this week I have bad news...

Canadians need more cell phone plan choices: update from OpenMedia.ca

Lack of competition in the Canadian market means that more big companies like Rogers can keep gouging customers with high fees.