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Change Is In The Airwaves: CRTC Expands The Wireless Code Of Conduct
In June 2013, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") first issued the Wireless Code of Conduct (the "Wireless Code").
Canada
5 Jul 2017
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CASL Private Right Of Action Delayed; Enforcement By CRTC Continues
Commonly known as Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation, "CASL" contains a controversial enforcement mechanism known as the "private right of action" that will allow a person to seek compensation...
Canada
8 Jun 2017
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Are You Ready For CASL's Private Right Of Action?
The controversial private right of action included in the legislation colloquially called Canada's Anti-Spam Law[1] (the "Act" or "CASL"), comes into force on July 1st of this year.
Canada
1 Feb 2017
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The Supreme Court Of Canada Renders A Long Awaited Ruling Regarding The Power To Situate Radiocommunication Antenna Systems
The proliferation of the number of radiocommunication antennas and other radiocommunication systems in Canada in recent years in response to the growing demand of cellular radiocommunication network users has given rise to numerous conflicts.
Canada
16 Sep 2016
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Shining Light In Dark Places: GPEN Sweep Targets Children's Mobile Applications And Websites
On September 2, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released the findings of the third annual Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) Privacy Sweep, which took place May 11-15, 2015.
Canada
22 Sep 2015
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The Quebec Court Of Appeal Recognizes Certain Powers Of Municipalities With Respect To The Location Of Radiocommunications Towers
On May 30, 2014, the Quebec Court of Appeal rendered judgment regarding several appeals from a decision made by the Superior Court on 2 July 2013.
Canada
6 Aug 2014
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Postponement Of Canadian 700 Mhz Spectrum Auction
The Canadian Minister of Industry recently announced a revised timetable for the 700 MHz spectrum auction.
Canada
2 Jul 2013
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Industry Canada Announces Rules For 700 Mhz Spectrum Auction And Other Measures Concerning The Wireless Sector
On March 7, 2013, Canada's Minister of Industry announced various measures concerning the Canadian wireless sector.
Canada
18 Mar 2013
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Telecommunications Act Amended To Remove Foreign Ownership Restrictions On Certain Telecommunications Providers
In our Telecommunications Bulletin of March 2012, we wrote about the proposed changes to the existing foreign ownership restrictions on Canadian telecommunications service providers contained in the Telecommunications Act announced by Canada's Minister of Industry on March 14, 2012.
Canada
13 Aug 2012
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Canada To Remove Foreign Ownership Restrictions On Certain Telecommunications Providers
On March 14, 2012, Canada's Minister of Industry announced proposed changes to the existing foreign ownership restrictions on Canadian telecommunications service providers and announced certain measures relating to the upcoming auctions for 700 MHz spectrum and 2500 MHz spectrum.
Canada
21 Mar 2012
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Put Down That Phone! Canada´s National Do Not Call List Comes Into Effect
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has announced that a single, national do not call list (the National DNCL) comes into force on September 30, 2008.
Canada
 
3 Oct 2008
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Don’t Call Me: Canada Moves Further Toward National Do-Not-Call List With CRTC’s July, 2007 Decision On Unsolicted Telecommunication Rules
Canadians will soon be able to register their phone numbers with a single operator to prevent the receipt of unsolicited commercial telephone calls. Currently, each telemarketer must maintain its own do-not-call list and consumers must register separately on each organization’s do-not-call list to avoid calls from that particular organization.
Canada
21 Aug 2007
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Bill C-37: Canada Soon To Have A "Do-Not-Call" List
Telemarketing has recently found itself in the spotlight with Bill C-37's proposed do-not-call legislation. Talk of a national do-not-call list has buzzed around Canada for some time and it seems proponents will soon have their way.
Canada
 
14 Dec 2005
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Hospitalism in Ontario: Managing the Legal Risks
The crisis of family physicians withdrawing from inpatient care has prompted a growing interest in hospitalism. Originally seen as a "band-aid" solution to the problem of finding responsible physicians for unattached inpatients, the hospitalist model is being adopted across Canada as a way to manage physician behaviour and improve inpatient care. But care must be taken when operating a hospitalist program to effectively manage the associated legal risks.
Canada
9 Nov 2004
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