Ottawa, Ontario, October, 22, 2018—The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, made the following statement:
“Like many Canadians, we are very concerned by allegations of inappropriate sales practices by telecom carriers.
“Our government strongly believes that no Canadian should ever be misled or treated unfairly by a telecom corporation, especially those Canadians who are most vulnerable.
“That is why our government directed the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to thoroughly investigate this matter.
“We are pleased that the CRTC is holding a public hearing as the latest phase of the inquiry and that many Canadians have participated to date.”