Cable & Telecom

Bell’s consolidation plan impacts almost 400 employees

OTTAWA and TORONTO – Changes in Bell Canada’s field services group sparked a sharp rebuke from the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) who called Bell’s treatment of employees “callous”. Bell confirmed to that it is relocating some field services groups from two locations in Toronto to its main Creekbank campus in Mississauga, located west of the city.  A spokesperson said in an email that the resulting increases in overall efficiency of the consolidation will result in the closure of its Ottawa-based assignment queue and “some reduction in positions”. CEP issued a statement saying that it represents...

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.