08 Sept: Rogers Pay-As-You-Go now offers US roaming, although it is expensive at $2.50/min!
10 August: New Telus 800/1900 CDMA/AMPS sites in Skidegate, Sandspit, and Masset (Queen Charlotte Islands). This area, previously with no cellular coverage whatsoever, will now allow people on Alaskian cruises and mariners to stay in contact via their cell phones.
05 August: New Telus 800 CDMA/AMPS site in Bella Bella, British Columbia. The install of this site brings all new coverage to marine traffic between Port Hardy and Prince Rupert. (Thanks Connie S for the details!)