Cable & Telecom

Huawei loads up on Liberal influence with Bluesky hire

By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA – Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei is ramping up lobby efforts by hiring two influential consultants with past ties to prominent Liberal Party figures, after it recently solicited the services of a recent party candidate in this past election. Last week, the company registered Tim Barber and Joe Jordan of Bluesky Strategy Group, the Ottawa-based consulting house founded in 2003 and consisting of the eventual co-founders of Canada 2020, which is the influential think-tank that has previous ties to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and which former NDP leader Tom Mulcair called a “wing” of the Liberal...

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.