Cable & Telecom

Optimism surrounds Heritage selection of Vicky Eatrides as CRTC chair

Note: This story has been updated on Tuesday morning with comments from the Competitive Network Operators of Canada and former CRTC Chairman Konrad von Finckenstein By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA -- Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez announced today the appointment of lawyer Vicky Eatrides as chairwoman of the CRTC for five years, effective January 5. Eatrides will replace outgoing chairman Ian Scott, who leaves the post on January 4. Eatrides is a lawyer who has worked since 2005 in various federal positions, including for the Competition Bureau, Natural Resources Canada, and Innovation Canada. Over a 12-year period at the Competition Bureau, she...