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ISCC 2016 Board

The new  ISCC 2016 board held their first meeting after the  ISCC AGM  on Friday April 29th, 2016. List of  Board Members and Officers: Lynne Hamilton, President Tim Denton, Chair Nancy Carter, Treasurer Chris Tacit, Secretary, Vice President (Interim) Marita Moll, Director Sam Lanfranco, Director Evan Leibovitch-Director Janet Cloud-Director Konrad…...

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ISCC 2016 Annual General Meeting-Completed

The 2016 annual meeting of Internet Society Canada Chapter was held 2:00 PM on April 29, 2016. The meeting was at the offices of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority located at: 979 Bank Street, Suite 400, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5K5 Video Recording of the Session https://youtu.be/ZIsUpu5oleY Byron Holland, the CEO…...

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Board Nominations Now CLOSED

NOMCOM PROCESS  CLOSED   (DEADLINE  March 17, 2016) Dear ISCC Voting Member, The role of the Board of Directors (“Board”) of Internet Society Canada Chapter (“ISCC”) is to provide strategic direction and oversight to help guide ISCC as it fulfills its mandate to be a recognized thought leader in the…...

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In re Petition to the Governor in Council to Vary Telecom Regulatory Policy CRTC 2015-326

In re Petition to the Governor in Council to Vary.v2 In re Petition to the Governor in Council to Vary Telecom Regulatory Policy CRTC 2015-326 – Submitted  Feb 9, 2016 Review of wholesale wireline services and associated policies Comments by the Internet Society of Canada 2 The Internet Society of Canada…...

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ISCC AGM- Fri. April 29, 2016@ 2 pm

ISCC  AGM @CIRA We are pleased to announce that  we will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Friday April 29th, 2016 at 2-4pm Please contact Glenn @  905 442 2167 if you have any problems.finding the building or room. If interested in the nomination process, please visit http://www.internetsociety.ca/canada-chapter/director-nominations/ If you…...

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Quebec plan to block gambling sites draws cries of censorship

Quebec plan to block gambling sites draws cries of censorship Christine Dobby – TELECOM REPORTER The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 6:39PM EST Last updated Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 6:42PM EST http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/quebec-plan-to-block-gambling-sites-draws-cries-of-censorship/article27259448/ Quebec is moving ahead with a plan to order Internet providers to block unlicensed gambling websites, an initiative…...

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The Sound of Silence

The Quebec government intends to interfere in commerce on the Internet, the free choice of Quebecers to choose with whom to do business, and to require ISPs to establish an architecture of censorship, all with a view to driving users willy-nilly to Quebec’s official gabling site. These measures were announced…...

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Tim Denton, Chair of ISCC Appointee to ICANN ALAC

Announcement https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2015-09-25-en Timothy Denton is a lawyer and an adjudicator who practices principally in relation to technology issues: Internet governance, domain names, and 9-1-1 policy matters. He was a member of the CRTC (the Canadian broadcast and telecom regulator) from 2008-2013. As of January 1st, 2009, Timothy was elected to…...

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Letter to the Minister of Finance Quebec on Gambling legislation [EN/FR]

August 4, 2015 Mr. Carlos Leitao Minister of Finance Government of Quebec minister@finances.gouv.qc.ca Measures in Regard to ISPs and Quebec’s Gambling Website Dear Sir: The Internet Society of Canada and the Internet Society of Quebec seek a joint meeting with you and your advisors in regard to the measures proposed…...

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