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on June 7, 2016 in World News

Bernier takes aim at the CRTC, says it should be phased out as telecom czar

By Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press The CRTC has discouraged competition in the telecommunications sector and should have a far diminished authority over the industry, Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier said Tuesday. “It is not the role of the CRTC, it is not the role of the government to decide how this increasingly complex market should evolve,” Bernier said in a speech at the Canadian Telecom Summit in Toronto. “It is up to producers. It is up to consumers.” The CRTC has stifled competition with some of its decisions, he said, citing as an example the regulator’s ruling last...

By Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press The CRTC has discouraged competition in the telecommunications sector and should have a far diminished authority over the industry, Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier said Tuesday. “It is not the role of the...

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