Cable & Telecom

Industry committee wants 15 things done about fraud calls (but many are already in motion)

OTTAWA – The INDU committee’s “first start” is already under way for the most part thanks to the CRTC and the telecom industry. The standing committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU) presented a report to the House of Commons on Friday entitled Fraudulent Calls in Canada: A Federal Government’s First Start. “Fraud calls cause significant losses to Canadians,” says the committee. “Supported by fraudulent offshore call centres and easily accessible technologies, such as robocalls and spoofing, fraudsters manage to deliver scams despite the best efforts of law enforcement agencies. To make things worse, the Covid-19 pandemic led to a...

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.