Cable & Telecom

NEW CHAIR: Judge, former Competition Bureau head, von Finckenstein named CRTC chair

OTTAWA – This evening Konrad von Finckenstein was officially announced as the new chairman of the CRTC. Bev Oda, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Status of Women, made the announcement with an early-evening release on the Heritage Ministry's web site. "Mr. von Finckenstein's credentials will bring strong leadership to the CRTC," said Minister Oda. "I am confident that his experience will greatly benefit the Commission." A long-time public employee who held very senior positions in the Brian Mulroney Conservative government and helped write the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, von Finckenstein was also Commissioner of Competition at the Competition Bureau from...

Our industry and COVID-19

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