Cable & Telecom

Joly out as Heritage Minister; industry welcomes Pablo Rodriguez – and there’s a new Minister of Digital Government

Look for a more focused Heritage leaderOTTAWA – Pablo Rodriguez, MP for the Montreal riding of Honore-Mercier, was named Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism Wednesday as part of a cabinet shuffle announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.Rodriguez takes on the portfolio from Mélanie Joly, who was shuffled over to become Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, a new role that was reportedly pulled together from parts of other cabinet ministers’ portfolios. The reporters and other folks who regularly follow Ottawa say that this is a demotion for Joly.According to the official announcement, Minister Rodriguez “will help ensure...

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.