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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


Canada - Canadian telecommunications regulator given greater powers pursuant to Telecommunications Act amendments
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 29 2015

In December 2014, certain amendments to the Telecommunications Act contained in the Government of Canada's second budget implementation bill (“Bill


Canada - Canadian Office of the Privacy Commissioner releases results of GPEN mobile apps privacy sweep
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • December 1 2014

On September 10, 2014, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) released its findings and general guidance following a recent


Canada - Federal Court of Appeal receives motion challenging the retrospective application of the wireless code
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • August 14 2013

On July 3, 2013 a consortium consisting of Canada's largest telecommunications companies (the "Applicants") filed a motion with the Federal Court of


Canadian regulator releases revised “wireless code”
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • July 15 2013

On June 3, 2013, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") unveiled its mandatory code of conduct for cellphone


Canada’s top court rules that wiretap laws apply to text messages stored by a mobile carrier
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • April 15 2013

On March 27, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "Court") released an important decision allowing an appeal by a Canadian wireless carrier to


Canadian telecom agency considers disconnecting six TSPs for failure to join complaints body
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • April 15 2013

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") has initiated a public show cause proceeding in light of the apparent


Industry Canada announces licensing framework for 700 MHz spectrum auction
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • April 15 2013

On March 7, 2013, Industry Canada announced the release of the final licensing framework for the auction of the 700 MHz spectrum for commercial


Canadian government announces liberalized foreign ownership restrictions in the telecommunications sector and new spectrum auction rules
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • June 14 2012

On 14 March 2012, the Minister of Industry announced that the Canadian government would lift foreign investment restrictions for telecommunications companies that hold less than a 10 share of the total Canadian telecommunications market by revenues


New wholesale rates for ISPs implemented
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • April 17 2012

On 27 January 2012, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) confirmed that the new wholesale rates for independent ISPs would be implemented starting 1 February 2012