Cable & Telecom

BANFF 2017: Was that venom or vision from the departing CRTC chair?

WELL, GIVEN THAT WE'RE celebrating media in Alberta, let's just start by saying that CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais demurred from simply mumbling "adios" and riding quietly into a western sunset.This was his final Banff rodeo as CRTC chair and he went out with hot guns a blazing. (At right is an artist’s conception of the CRTC chair and his speechwriter leaving Banff for the Calgary airport Tuesday…)To put it mildly, some of the delegate chattering classes were upset with the bullets, many of which – they winced – were dipped in venom.In my view, there was nothing conceptual in JP's...

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.