Cable & Telecom

Incorporating the ACA into CRTC regs

By Denis Carmel GATINEAU – The Accessible Canada Act (ACA) came into force on 11 July 2019, with the objective of realizing a Canada without barriers for people with disabilities. “The ACA furthers this objective by imposing certain reporting obligations on entities under federal jurisdiction, including broadcasting undertakings, Canadian telecommunications common carriers, and telecommunications service providers,” mentions the CRTC’s notice of consultation aimed at devising a regulatory framework following passage of the ACA. “The Commission sets out the content of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Accessibility Reporting Regulations (the Regulations), to be made under the Accessible Canada Act (ACA)...

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.