Cable & Telecom

Despite concerns, anti-spam legislation gets quick pass through Industry Committee

OTTAWA - The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology fast-tracked proposed anti-spam legislation last week with very little debate. Bill C-28, which proposes a number of new provisions on how to deal with unsolicited commercial email, is essential the same as the previously debated Bill C-27.Industry Canada introduced two minor changes that govern how the new law will interact with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). Bill C-28 (Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act, or FISA) will take precedence over PIPDEA with respect to any consent conflicts and the new bill includes more precise language in...

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.