Cable & Telecom

Balsillie, Lazaridis step down at RIM. Heins named new CEO

WATERLOO – For the first time in more than two decades, Research In Motion, maker of the iconic Blackberry and Canada’s largest tech company, has a new leader after founders and co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis stepped down Sunday. Chief operating officer Thorsten Heins, hand-picked by the outgoing executives, is the new president and CEO. He also joins the board of directors. The structure of the company’s board of directors is also further changing. Lazaridis, former co-chair and co-CEO, has become vice chair of the board and chair of its new innovation committee. As vice-chair, “he will work closely...

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.