News Interviews

Discussing Who is Watching the Watchers

I appeared on Gorilla Radio on CFUV, Victoria’s Campus Community Radio Station, to my post, Who is Watching the WatchersListen to the interview or download it  here.

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June 17, 2013 Comments are Disabled News Interviews, Podcasts, Tv / Radio

CBC’S Radio Noon Montreal: Government Surveillance Program Raises Alarms

I appeared on CBC’s Radio Noon Montreal to discuss the federal government’s electronic surveillance program. Also on the program were Colin Freeze and A.J. West. For audio of the interview click here.

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June 10, 2013 Comments are Disabled News Interviews, Tv / Radio

Debate Over Wireless Competition in Canada Continues in the House of Commons and on the Air

The debate over the state of wireless competition in Canada continues to rage. Last week, I appeared on CBC’s The Current, as part of a 30 minute segment devoted to the wireless industry. The issue was also discussed during Question Period at the House of Commons, with Industry Minister Christian Paradis focusing on competition and consumers:

We want to enhance competition and investment in this country, and this is why we adopted this policy back in 2008 for the AWS spectrum. Let me say that the price went down by an average of 11% since then, and we will continue this way with the 700 megahertz spectrum. We launched consultation with the industry to make sure that we enhance competition and provide better choice and better rates for our consumers.

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April 22, 2013 Comments are Disabled Must Reads, News Interviews, Podcasts, Tv / Radio

The Canadian Public’s Effect on the CRTC Ruling on Whether BCE could Buy Astral

I appeared on CBC News to discuss how Canadians are taking back the CRTC and our communications system. The CRTC, for the first time ever, included questions submitted by members of the public in the hearing. My interview can be found on Youtube or on CBC’s website for better quality.

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October 1, 2012 Comments are Disabled News Interviews, Tv / Radio

The Magnotta Case and Online Surveillance

The CBC reports that it obtained documents under the Access to Information Act in which the government tries to justify statements from Public Safety Minister Vic Toews that Bill C-30, the online surveillance bill, would have assisted with the Luka Magnotta investigation. I appeared on CBC’s Power and Politics to challenge the claims. This interview is available on YouTube, but for better video quality, watch it on CBC’s website.

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July 12, 2012 2 comments News Interviews, Tv / Radio