If lawmakers and regulators care about protecting the health of competitive markets and future innovation in Canada, they will enforce the decision of the CRTC concerning wholesale internet pricing —overturning it would hurt Canada’s productivity and business dynamism.
We need not feel dismayed about the potential fate of the Big Three: Rogers, Bell, and Telus collectively capture more than 91 per cent of the wireless telecom industry based on both revenue and subscribers. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
While the titans of U.S. tech faced Congress last week over investigations of monopoly power, a similar, yet less publicized, battle is being waged on Canadian soil.
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Some of the proposed changes include a requirement that freelancers be available for 15.5 hours a day, the elimination of pay for some duties currently covered, and longer exposure to distance interpreting.