Cable & Telecom

Government of Québec appeals Québec Appeal Court decision on site blocking

By Denis Carmel QUEBEC – On Aug. 4, 2021, the Government of Québec filed an application for leave to appeal the decision of the Québec Court of Appeal regarding a measure adopted in the provincial budget of 2015, which required Internet access providers to block online gambling sites. The Supreme Court made the application public last Friday in a news release listing recent applications. There is a long process involved, and few doubt its outcome. Firstly, of the roughly 500 leave applications the Court receives each year, 89% are rejected. Secondly, the lower courts have made it clear the purpose of...

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.