Cable & Telecom

CRTC has new Ontario Commissioner

GATINEAU - Toronto-based lawyer Monique Lafontaine has been named the CRTC’s new Commissioner for Ontario.Wednesday’s announcement by Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly says that Lafontaine (pictured) brings over 17 years' experience in entertainment and communications law to the role, and that her areas of specialization include television, radio, new media regulation, program licencing and affiliation agreements, stakeholder relations, and anti-spam and privacy legislation.Lafontaine, who is fluently bilingual, will begin her five-year post on January 2nd, 2018.  According to her LinkedIn profile, she held senior roles at ZoomerMedia, the Directors Guild of Canada and law firm McCarthy Tétrault before opening her own communications and entertainment law...

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.