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New public safety minister, wireless prices on agenda in Liberal minority

With the Liberal Party’s victory in the federal election Monday, its innovation, heritage, and rural economic development ministers are all set to return to the House of Commons — but there will be changes ahead on the Huawei file, and wireless prices are set for increased scrutiny. Public Safety...


Don’t let Bell use AI to block calls, CRTC hears

Some groups are calling for the CRTC to put the brakes on a request by BCE Inc. to test out an artificial intelligence system for blocking nuisance calls, saying not enough is known about the way the program would collect data from users and that it raises privacy concerns.  In July, Bell asked the CRTC...

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