Oshawa's Strong Voice in Parliament

Fed up with broken promises and higher fees?

 

For scores of local cellphone users, the pain is real.

Cellphone bills are going up – again. Just as the cost of everything else in life continues to soar.

Thanks for joining our effort to hold the federal government and Canada's major wireless providers accountable for a litany of broken promises on lowering cellphone fees and creating new competition in our country's wireless marketplace.

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My colleagues and I have demanded that the federal minister and CEOs of Canada's wireless companies be called to account by testifying at the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry and Technology in late January or early February 2024.

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The Petition

 Whereas:

Canadians continue to pay the highest cellphone bills in the world after eight years of Trudeau. His government has failed to enact policies which spur new competition in Canada's wireless marketplace;

In April 2023, the Trudeau government approved the $26 billion Rogers-Shaw Communications merger based on promises of new efficiencies and lower fees for consumers;

Predictably, this merger has left Canadians with less choice and will saddle Rogers customers, in particular, with higher monthly bills after January 17, 2024;

  and

Canadians know that greater competition creates more innovation and should lead to lower costs for consumers;

 Therefore:

We call upon the Minister, the federal government and Canadian wireless companies to account for their broken promises to lower fees and create new competition. Further, we demand that the federal government take immediate steps to enact policies to encourage more choice for consumers.

 

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