Newsletter: June 29, 2021

Weekly News (June 29th, 2021)

Compiled by Emmanuel Appiah, Meaghan Wester, and Nick Gertlerwith Sara Bannerman, Fenwick McKelvey, Guillaume Dandurand, Marek Blottière, and Kevin Morin

McMaster University, Communications Governance Observatory

The Communications Governance Discussion Group meets every few weeks by Zoom.  Email organizer Derek Hrynyshyn <> for details.

(June 22-28, 2021)

Canadian News

International News

(June 22-28, 2021)

Supreme Court of Canada

  • The Supreme Court of Canada has today deposited with the Registrar judgments in the following leave applications.
  • [TELECOM REGULATION/TERMINATION CLAUSES] Télébec, société en commandite c. 9238-0831 Québec inc. faisant affaires sous le nom de Caféier-Boustifo (Qc) (Civile) (Autorisation) (39579) (Dismissed)
  • [TELECOM REGULATION/TERMINATION CLAUSES] Éric Masson, et al. c. Telus Mobilité, et al. (Qc) (Civile) (Autorisation) (39562) (Dismissed)

 US Supreme Court

Canadian Heritage

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Communications security Establishment Canada

Department of Justice Canada

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Office of Privacy Commissioner of Canada



News Releases:

  • Broadcasting decision 2021-211
    [2021-06-25 11:00:00]
    APPROVED – Local Radio Lab Inc. – Alliston, Milton and Orangeville, Ontario – Application to acquire the assets of the English-language commercial radio stations CIMA-FM Alliston, CJML-FM Milton and CKMO-FM Orangeville and to obtain new broadcasting licences to continue the operation of the stations
  • Telecom decision 2021-210
    [2021-06-23 11:00:00]
    CISC Emergency Services Working Group – Consensus report ESRE0092 related to handset-based location implementation – Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

Senate of Canada

          Bills on Agenda

Canadian House of Commons


Open Proceedings

Anticipated releases for the week of June 28 to July 2, 2021
The CRTC is not planning on issuing any decisions, regulatory policies and reports in the coming week. This is subject to change without notice.

     Broadcasting Decisions:

Decision relating to the following application announced in Broadcasting Notice of Consultation 2021-114:

  • Lakeside Radio Broadcasting Corp.
    Kincardine, Goderich and Port Elgin, Ontario
    CIYN-FM Kincardine and its transmitters CIYN-FM-1 Goderich and CIYN-FM-2 Port Elgin – Acquisition of assets
    Public record: 2021-0001-0

Part 1 application

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
    Addition of Jewelry Television to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution
    Public record: 2021-0108-8

 Public Hearings

Open Public Consultations:

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