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Trudeau Aims for Lower Internet Prices With New Telecom Policy

Inside A Bell Canada Store As Stingray Digital Group To Buy Four Channels From Bell Media

Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

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Justin Trudeau’s government has issued a new policy that tries to make internet access less expensive in Canada by changing the rules for companies that own large communications networks. 

The government has asked the country’s telecommunications regulator to craft new regulations that would force major providers such as BCE Inc. and Rogers Communications Inc. to sell access to their wireline networks at regulated rates that will lead to “better prices and more choices” for consumers.