Cable & Telecom

Feds invest in digital accessibility tool

TORONTO – The federal government announced today it will invest over $2.7 million in AccessNow, an online platform which crowdsources information on public transit and venues, such as restaurants and businesses, that are accessible to persons with disabilities.The government's investment will help AccessNow expand the reach of its platform in Canada, allowing people to share information—in both of Canada's official languages—about the accessibility features of public spaces through an interactive map. This will help give Canadians with disabilities a stronger voice, reads the press release.The funding comes from the $22.3 million federal Accessible Technology Program, which provides support for the...

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.