Cable & Telecom

COMMENTARY: It is long past time to align the GST with our cultural trade policies

IT IS A LONGSTANDING aim of Canadian government policy to protect cultural industries from being overwhelmed by foreign, particularly American, content.Cultural industries were first defined in the first Free Trade Agreement as an enterprise engaged in any of the following activities:a) the publication, distribution, or sale of books… in print or machine readable form but not including the sole activity of printing or typesetting any of the foregoing,b) the production, distribution, sale or exhibition of film or video recordings…This definition was carried forward into NAFTA and our new agreement with the European Union. Both agreements contain special provisions for cultural...
 

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.