Cable & Telecom

Huawei hires former Liberal Party candidate as latest political player in lobbying efforts

By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA – Chinese telecom tech manufacturer Huawei has hired an unsuccessful 2019 Liberal Party candidate to lobby the federal government on its behalf – the latest move in a strategy to hire former political party operatives to carry the message that it's not a security threat to Canada. Antoine Bujold, a government affairs advisor at Consilium in Boischatel, Quebec since 2014, was registered as a Huawei lobbyist on February 21 to “assist the client in its effort to meet with the Government to discuss Huawei Canada's current and long-term investments and business objectives in Canada,” including issues...

Our industry and COVID-19

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