Cable & Telecom

CUPE says Netflix should pay its fair share

OTTAWA – Add the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) to the list of those calling for Netflix to pay tax in Canada.In a recent post on its website, the union took issue with the streamer's Canadian tax exemptions despite “generating upwards of $620 million dollars in revenues in Canada alone” and called on the federal government and the CRTC to “address the lack of regulation of global digital players like Netflix”.“It is unfair that everyday Canadians go about paying their taxes while big companies are getting let off the hook,” said CUPE national president Mark Hancock, in the post.  “Big...

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.