The company is in court challenging the western Canadian licenses awarded to Videotron.
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Health Canada was also concerned with whether Telus's health IT systems, the largest in Canada, would be interoperable with other non-Telus systems for patient info sharing.
Telus says aspects of separate provincial consumer protection laws are encroaching on the federal CRTC's domain.
Regional districts have pointed to Ontario and Quebec as provinces that seem well ahead on cash and policy for access to poles.
BC Hydro said it wants to be more proactively involved on broadband projects after a miscommunication with Telus on a Shaw project.
Shaw is suing defendants who allegedly were involved in a heist of Freedom merchandise worth $8 million.
BC Hydro expects a possible legal challenge on constitutional grounds if CRTC gets jurisdiction over its poles.
Shaw is fighting a proposal that would allow BC Hydro to charge telecoms to use its wires to mount wireless equipment.
Federal officials said correctly setting wholesale rates would be critical for competition, affordability and network investment.
The two telecom giants are requesting nearly $1.15 billion from the Universal Broadband Fund, which has attracted 1,900 applications worth $10.5 billion.
The British Columbia government is prepared to step-in if smaller providers are impacted by the larger ISP's $10 internet offerings.
Data for this year and last show the large telecoms requesting from the broadband funds of the federal and provincial governments and the telecom regulator nearly $100 million.
Bell filed its first fresh provincial lobby registration in months and, as the downUP previously reported, it would inevitably reveal the amount the company obtained in wage subsidy money.
Rogers and Telus received at least $100 million from the emergency wage subsidy program, but layoffs continue.