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Ontario Government Plans Consumer Protection Law for Wireless Services

The Ontario Government has announced plans to introduce new consumer protection legislation to increase transparency on wireless plans and to establish some contractual limitations. The wireless industry has indicated it would prefer a national code of practice. I wrote about the issue last year during the provincial election campaign.

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April 13, 2012 1 comment Must Reads

Ontario Private Member’s Bill Demands Wireless Transparency, Unlocking Phones

A new Ontario Private Member’s bill introduced by MPP David Orazietti focused on wireless services would establish new transparency requirements and mandate unlocking cellphones upon contract expiry.  The key provisions of Bill 133 include: a long list of disclosure requirements related to the costs associated with service plans, advertisements, roaming […]

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November 19, 2010 21 comments News

Ontario Government Consults Business on CETA

The Ontario Government's Ministry of Economic Development and Trade has launched a consultation on the Canada – European Union Trade Agreement.  The consultation is geared to business, seeking specific responses to business barriers to trade.

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June 17, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Ontario Adds Internet Safety to School Curriculum

The Canadian Press reports that the Ontario government is adding Internet safety to the provincial elementary school curriculum.

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March 10, 2010 1 comment Must Reads

Ontario Government To Cover Retroactive Access Copyright Bills

The Ontario Ministry of Education has reportedly agreed to pay about $16 million in retroactive copyright fees to Access Copyright.  The fees arise as a result of a recent Copyright Board decision.

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October 25, 2009 2 comments Must Reads