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The Public Interest Advocacy Centre is a national not-for-profit corporation and a federally registered charity that protects consumer interest in regulated industries such as telecommunications, energy, financial services, privacy and transportation.

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CCTS Annual Report 2021-22 Shows Lack of Public Awareness

OTTAWA, 30 November 2022 – The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) today called upon the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS) to take active steps to improve public awareness of the free complaint resolution service, in light of the 2021-22 Annual Report of the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services released today. That report shows […]

PIAC Annual Dinner Next Friday: Speaker – Canada’s Privacy Commissioner – Musical Entertainment – Moonfruits – Limited Tickets Still Available!

OTTAWA, ON, November 18, 2022 – After a two-year hiatus, the Public Interest Advocacy Centre is thrilled to welcome guests back to its Annual Dinner. The Annual Dinner will be held November 25, 2022 at 6pm at the National Arts Centre in the Rossy Pavilion, overlooking downtown Ottawa. This year, the Dinner features remarks by […]

PIAC Annual Dinner 25 Nov 2022; Speaker: Philippe Dufresne, Privacy Commissioner of Canada

PIAC Annual Dinner, Speaker: Philippe Dufresne, Privacy Commissioner of Canada Friday, November 25, 2022 at 6 p.m. (eastern time) National Arts Centre (Rossy Pavilion) To purchase an individual ticket, please fill out the linked PDF form and return it, ideally by Monday, November 21, 2022, to Donna Brady: dbrady@piac.ca To sponsor a corporate table, please […]