The last time Canada's telecom regulator launched a review of "basic telecommunications services," one of its decisions focused on the necessity of the phone book. Now, five years later, hopes are high that its next review opens a new chapter.
Fair Fees - Frais équitable
CRTC to be asked to require that internet providers offer more affordable internet
Coun. Mathieu Fleury is asking that payday loan shops be licensed by the city, along with stricter regulations on where they can be located.
Low-cost Internet for public housing tenants in Toronto is expanding to all social housing tenants.
A motion to limit the number of pay day lenders that can operate in Toronto passed unanimously at Toronto City Council’s April 1 meeting.
Move may eventually limit number of lenders in some neighbourhoods
Using amendments to zoning rules, motion would stop lenders from setting up shop within 400 metres of each other.
Establishing Regulations and Minimum Separation Distances for Predatory Lenders - Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, seconded by Councillor Frances Nunziata