Cable & Telecom

Call 511 for weather and travel info, but not yet

OTTAWA – On Friday, the CRTC assigned the number 511 for weather and traveller information services. The decision paves the way for a cross-Canada, 24-hour telephone service providing Canadians and others with vital weather and traveller information. The goal of Canada's 511 service is to provide up-to-date information about weather and travel conditions so that callers can make informed choices for their travel plans. A similar service is already available in more than half the states in the U.S. Once Canada's 511 service is in place, Environment Canada, one of the partners in the Canada 511 Consortium, will provide current...

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.