Cable & Telecom

Greens would break up media conglomerates and boost the CBC

Party would cap wireless prices, too By Christopher Guly OTTAWA – Were she to become Canada’s next prime minister, Green Party leader Elizabeth May told she would “take on Facebook and Google because they’re a threat to Canadian journalism and are sucking out revenues.” “They’re calling themselves platforms and not wanting to be called publishers, but clearly they’re publishing,” she added. As part of its 2019 election platform unveiled on Monday, the Greens would reform Canadian anti-trust laws “to enable the break-up of media conglomerates,” and “close the loophole that exempts social media platforms from collecting taxes on advertising...

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.