As an adendum to my last post, I would like to extend a giant FU To the CRTC.
Re: Skype and Google Voice
Both services are prevented from offering Canadians incoming calls by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. CRTC rules require all phone providers to include enhanced 911, which enables emergency operators to automatically locate callers.
~ Nowak, Peter. “Google launches free voice calls from Gmail”, CBC.ca. Aug 25, 2010