Cable & Telecom

Copyright Board gets new chair

OTTAWA — The federal government announced Tuesday Justice Luc Martineau (above) has been appointed as chair of the Copyright Board of Canada. The announcement was made by Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Navdeep Bains. Martineau’s five-year appointment as chair was effective October 2. In his new role, he will “help further realize reforms to the Board and eliminate backlogs in decision making to ensure a transparent and predictable marketplace,” reads the government’s press release. Martineau was a lawyer for 24 years, eventually establishing his own firm in 1996, before being appointed judge of the Federal Court of Canada and...

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.