In our final countdown of the top tax fairness measures this election, we look at the steps Canada can take to ensure online multinationals pay their fair share.
Back in August the CRTC significantly cut the rates for what Big Telecom can charge smaller providers for network access. A handful of smaller Internet service providers are already lowering prices.
People say online activism makes no difference or that the left can't meme. But the right has weaponized trolling to radicalize users. Can we stop feeding the trolls -- and actually organize online?
There is one thing that this year's candidates can promise that can have a noticeable impact on our wallets: the cost of telecommunications services that Canadians need to access the digital economy.
Accessibility and affordability are watchwords of the communication rights movement. Yet when it comes to digital access, governments still have not got their act together.
What actually is 5G and what does it mean for the future of connectivity and Internet users?
In the early days of the internet, politicians embraced digital utopianism. Now, governments are struggling to understand -- let alone regulate -- the inner workings of tech monopolies.
The government has issued a new policy direction for the CRTC that puts customers at the forefront. But it is up to us to ensure the new direction stands a chance to change the playing field.
An internet tax would require internet service providers to pay into content funding. But taxing the open internet to subsidize a struggling Big Media content industry is not the way to go.
If Canada is to remain at the forefront of innovation and freedom, we need a robust net neutrality framework that doesn't benefit those with deep pockets and vested interests.