Friends to keep feds honest on digital tax promise

OTTAWA – Following the Liberal government’s election win in October, Friends of Canadian Broadcasting has filed new subjects of discussion in its federal lobby files which aim to hold the new government accountable on election promises to tax foreign digital services. The advocacy group seeks “equal enforcement of the Broadcasting Act” and the “application of the Broadcasting Act to non-traditional media,” according to the December 10 registration under Jacob Homel, a member of the organization. “Everything from taxes to collecting HST to being liable for what is published on a social media platform – that’s a euphemism for applying 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.