Cable & Telecom

City of Toronto partners with tech and telecom firms to connect vulnerable populations

TORONTO – This week the City of Toronto said it has partnered with a number of technology and telecommunications companies to provide free temporary connectivity for many vulnerable Torontonians. The partnerships will provide free internet access for residents in lower-income neighbourhoods, seniors in long-term care homes and clients in many city-operated shelters during the Covid-19 crisis, said the city’s press release. While the city encourages Torontonians to stay home as much as possible, citizens need to be connected in order to be informed, to find out about pandemic support services, emergency income supports and to stay in touch with family...

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.