Cable & Telecom

Former CRTC chair Konrad von Finckenstein appointed to Order of Canada

OTTAWA -- Former CRTC chair Konrad von Finckenstein was appointed last week to the Order of Canada, announced the Governor General of Canada. He was recognized for "his distinguished and multifaceted career in law and federal public service," which includes being the chair of the CRTC from 2007 to 2012. He is listed on his LinkedIn page as an arbitrator for mediation firm JAMS. A lawyer by training, von Finckenstein was a judge on the Federal Court from 2003 to 2007, commissioner of competition from 1997 to 2003, and before that assistant deputy attorney general in the Justice Department, assistant...