Cable & Telecom

JR Shaw named UVic entrepreneur of the year

VICTORIA, B.C. - Cable TV pioneer JR Shaw has earned the 2011 Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the University of Victoria’s Peter B. Gustavson School of Business for his vision and entrepreneurial leadership. First established in 1966 as Capital Cable Television, JR grew Shaw Communications into one of Canada’s largest communications companies. Today, it’s a diversified media and communications company with 13,300 employees providing consumers with broadband cable television, high-speed Internet, home phone, telecommunication services, satellite direct-to-home services, and programming content to 3.4 million customers.The University’s DEYA acknowledges an inspirational entrepreneur who has significant and positive impact on...

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.