Cable & Telecom

Cellphone video of school stabbing should not have aired: CBSC

OTTAWA – A cellphone video that showed students being stabbed at their BC high school should not have been included in televised newscasts, says the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC).On November 1, 2016, two female high school students in Abbotsford were stabbed by an attacker in a school hallway.  The school was in lockdown for many hours and a suspect was taken into custody.  The incident was the top story on the 6:00 PM newscasts of both Global BC and CTV Vancouver, and both stations' reports included cellphone video of part of one attack that had been posted to social media internet sites. CTV warned viewers...

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.