Posted by David Christopher on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 13:28
It’s three months to the day since Canada’s election officially started - and today, after a gruelling 11-week campaign and 2-week transition period, Canada finally has a new Prime Minister.
Justin Trudeau was officially sworn in as Canada’s 23rd Prime Minister earlier this morning. He also named his new Cabinet - 31 Ministers who’ll be responsible for guiding Canada’s ship of state over the coming years.
CBC News has the full list of Canada’s new Cabinet Ministers. Here at OpenMedia, we were watching closely to see who’ll be in charge of the key government departments responsible for our digital future.
Here’s a quick guide to some of those key Ministers, and the key digital rights issues they’re responsible for - we’ll be hearing these names a lot over the next four years.
Posted by Soledad Vega on Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 13:34
File this under weird. Rogers is one of the worst traffic throttlers and #NetNeutrality violators in Canada – but now they're coming out in support of the open Internet? What do you think? Are is the vertically-integrated giant just trying to protect their radio stations?
Posted by Soledad Vega on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 10:01
Canadians pay some of the highest prices in the world for Internet and cell phone service - and if you live in rural or northern Canada, you may not even have reliable service at all. So which candidate do you think will lower your cellphone bill? Learn more below and check out our Report Card to see where the parties stand on this at OurDigitalFuture.ca/Report
Posted by Soledad Vega on Monday, September 14, 2015 - 13:29
Why can't we have nice things like U.S.'s monthly instalment price plan for iPhones here in Canada?
Article by Christine Dobby for The Globe and Mail
Apple Inc. revealed a new way to buy its flagship device last week – the option to pay for unlocked models of its newest iPhones through monthly instalments. But the arrangement is exclusive to U.S. customers, extending a trend in smartphone shopping that has yet to make its way to Canada.