Cable & Telecom

Consumer advocacy groups ask CRTC for consultation on credit card surcharging

Asks for Telus’ application to amend its general tariff to include the new charge be suspended OTTAWA – The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and National Pensioners Federation (NPF) are asking the CRTC to launch a consultation on the implementation of credit card surcharges by Canadian telecoms and broadcasting distribution undertakings. In a letter submitted today to the CRTC, obtained by, the two consumer advocacy groups point out surcharging “soon will become possible as a result of a 20 year legal saga”, and, referring to an application to amend its general tariff to implement such a charge that was...

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.