Even if you live in America, help us sign the petition. The government has already come out and said that they're reviewing the changes, but we need to pressure them!
It's not just Canadian internet in danger here, American companies will see the billions to be made and try to implement the same thing. It's Bell's step towards subscription based internet where you pay for certain websites (see Net neutrality).
Let's stop it while we still can: www.stopthemeter.ca
Think back about a year or so ago when one of your major players tried something with low caps, and I believe the FCC intervened, but I think there were some fingers slapped.
Since a lot of our telecommunication rules are quite similar, if this sticks, start looking for your "big boys" arm-twisting your regulatory body to create the crap we're getting into.
I forgot - businesses that move "product" over the internet should also start looking at the NAFTA agreements, as it does create a significantly less competitive means to get their product. Translation: makes the "shipping costs" outrageous.