"We support the call for postal banking in communities so people can receive the assistance they need in ways that will help them get out of financial difficulty, not put them further under." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President
"They say they are helping people who can't get help anywhere else. We need to ensure that people with poor credit, debt and low incomes have real alternatives to get assistance, rather than being handed a shovel to keep digging." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
Members of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now Canada (ACORN) in Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia held actions to highlight the need for affordable access to the Internet.
Contract termination fees capped at $50 by Nova Scotia NDP.
Cellular customers still getting gauged by high costs and unexpected fees; Ontario says it will introduce new legislation.
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"We need more Canadians to closely examine these rising costs and think about how much this adds up to each month. Take this evidence to the bank and ask for your money back." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
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Telus is the first of the big three telcommunications companies to drop roaming fees.
Following broad public consultation the report is a comprehensive look at the need for an open digital policy in Canada.