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Canadian telecom faces class action lawsuit for online behavioural advertising practices
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 13 2015

In April 2015, a consortium of law firms commenced a national class action in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice against a national Canadian


CRTC imposes rate regulation on incumbent wireless carriers’ roaming rates
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 6 2015

More than a year after announcing a public hearing to review the competitiveness of the market for wholesale mobile wireless services in Canada, the


Rogers agrees to $5 million refund for charges resulting from misleading ads
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • May 1 2015

One of Canada's largest telcos, Rogers Communications Inc. ("Rogers"), has reached a settlement with the Commissioner of Competition ("Commissioner"


Forcing class actions plaintiffs to cherry pick from a single tree: Nova Scotia Court of Appeal finds abuse of process in duplicative class actions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 27 2015

On April 9, 2015, in BCE Inc. v. Gillis, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal permanently and unconditionally stayed a proposed class action against cell


Cell phone privacy breaches: forgiven for now
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 22 2015

Courts continue to assert the high privacy interest in cell phones, following the pronouncements of the highest courts in both Canada and the US. A


Smart changes to paying by smartphone? Canadian Code of Conduct extends to mobile payments
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 14 2015

After much anticipation, the Canadian federal government finally announced on April 13, 2015 amendments to the Code of Conduct for the Credit and


Canada fines Arizona telemarketer for violating Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Canada
  • April 14 2015

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the federal telecommunications regulator, recently fined an Arizona-based


Beacon Technology: a primer for retailers
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 9 2015

Beacon Technology or Bluetooth Low Energy Beacons (collectively, "Beacons") are becoming a major technological advancement available to Canadian


Dating site pays CRTC $48,000 for alleged CASL violation
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • March 31 2015

On March 25, 2015, the CRTC announced that online dating site operator Plentyoffish Media Inc. has entered into an undertaking and paid the CRTC $48


CRTC shows great interest in US-based robocaller offering low credit card rates - $145,000 fine imposed
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 30 2015

For the second time in a month, the CRTC has imposed a penalty against a foreign telemarketer. In the most recent case, an administrative monetary