Tax the Internet in the name of Canadian culture?

Canadian production is booming. It hardly needs more official intervention – and funding – to continue to grow

Tax the Internet in the name of Canadian culture?
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Canadian production is booming. It hardly needs more official intervention – and funding – to continue to grow

Rolling the gender boulder up the broadcast hill ignores bigger issues

The CRTC should be far more concerned about the role of women within the telecommunications industry than in TV

Rolling the gender boulder up the broadcast hill ignores bigger issues
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The CRTC should be far more concerned about the role of women within the telecommunications industry than in TV

The CRTC remains shrouded in mystery

Open up about decisions made on the communications tools people use, the content they consume and the price they pay for it

The CRTC remains shrouded in mystery
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Open up about decisions made on the communications tools people use, the content they consume and the price they pay for it

Voice-activated assistants vulnerable to hackers

Voice-activated assistants like Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Apple’s Siri are prime targets for sabotage, big and small

Voice-activated assistants vulnerable to hackers
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Voice-activated assistants like Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Apple’s Siri are prime targets for sabotage, big and small

Search for the just and the reasonable is not a beauty pageant

Canada's public institution boards may not be democracy in action, but ultimately they’re obliged to heed the public and their political masters

Search for the just and the reasonable is not a beauty pageant
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Canada’s public institution boards may not be democracy in action, but ultimately they’re obliged to heed the public and their political masters

Wasting money propping up untenable news operations

Billions are spent on the CBC, hundreds of millions are redirected by the CRTC to ensure we’re informed. Is more federal funding for local news justified?

Wasting money propping up untenable news operations
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Billions spent on the CBC, hundreds of millions redirected by the CRTC. Is more federal funding for local news justified?

Avast ye swabbies: CRTC asked to crack down on Internet pirates

How do you crack down on internet piracy while preserving net neutrality, the cherished principle of a free and open web?

Avast ye swabbies: CRTC asked to crack down on Internet pirates
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How do you crack down on internet piracy while preserving net neutrality, the cherished principle of a free and open web?

On the run from tsunamis, missiles … and false alarms

Alert systems like the text project that will soon be introduced across Canada can be extremely valuable, if they're structured and managed properly

On the run from tsunamis, missiles … and false alarms
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Alert systems like the text project that will soon be introduced across Canada can be extremely valuable, if they’re structured and managed properly

The enduring legacy of maverick media baron Jim Shaw

A hard-nosed businessman, he made a brilliant cable territory swap, competed ferociously with Telus and pulled Global television from the Canwest inferno

The enduring legacy of maverick media baron Jim Shaw
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A hard-nosed businessman, he made a brilliant cable territory swap, competed ferociously with Telus and pulled Global television from the Canwest inferno

Protect the integrity of the Internet, protect free thought

The disruption initiated by the web was always going to result in some chaos. But now the barbarians may be the gatekeepers

Protect the integrity of the Internet, protect free thought
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The industrial and cultural disruption initiated by the web was always going to result in some chaos. But now the barbarians may be the gatekeepers