Cable & Telecom

ANALYSIS: Why Canada’s response to the Facebook scandal has been so weak

By Sara Bannerman and Charnjot ShokarFACEBOOK'S APOLOGY TOUR made a stop in Europe last week, but did little to soothe concerns about the threats that social media platforms pose to privacy and election integrity.Compared to other regions like Europe that have proposed relatively robust measures, the Canadian response has been, so far, lacklustre.The European Union’s tough new privacy laws came into effect last week. The United States government has introduced the Honest Ads Act to address social media election manipulation. Australia is investigating Google for tracking Android users’ location and web histories.Meanwhile in Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reaching out to tech entrepreneurs, hoping to turn Canada into...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.