Cable & Telecom

Government tables Bill C-26 – An Act Respecting Cyber Security (ARCS) (updated)

By Denis Carmel OTTAWA – The federal government today introduced Bill C-26, An Act Respecting Cyber Security (ARCS), which proposes amendments to the Telecommunications Act. On May 19, when François-Philippe Champagne, the minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, made the announcement that the Canadian government intended to prohibit the inclusion of Huawei and ZTE products and services in Canada’s telecommunications systems, he mentioned legislative changes were coming. “We intend to introduce amendments to the Telecommunications Act (TA) to ensure that promoting the security and protection of our telecommunications system is an overriding objective of Canada’s telecommunications policy,” the policy statement...

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.