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Smart Regulation Will Need Public Input To Succeed

Thursday, September 23rd, 2004
Smart Regulation, a new strategy for regulation recommended by a federal government appointed committee, will need considerable checks and balances, and in particular mandated public input, in order to achieve its goals

Canadians Want Increased Consumer Protection For Internet Services – Media Release

Wednesday, September 8th, 2004
A new study released today by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) highlights problems with consumer protection for customers of internet services. According to Michael Janigan, PIAC Executive Director and General Counsel, “Canadian internet customers are not being well served by the current hands-off approach to regulation of the Internet”. Janigan also noted “Our survey found that almost two thirds of consumers think that the government should develop and enforce consumer protection rules. In particular, sixty-two percent of customers thought it was very important for the government to develop rules with respect to quality of service.”

Consumers Call for Legislated Protections

Friday, November 13th, 1998
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