Cable & Telecom

Judge to step down in Peladeau defamation case

MONTREAL - Superior Court Justice Claude Larouche must remove himself from an on-going defamation case involving Quebecor Media head Pierre Karl Peladeau, the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled Wednesday.Peladeau’s defamation suit against Sylvain Lafrance, VP of Radio-Canada, was filed after Lafrance was quoted in a 2007 article saying, "This guy (Pierre Karl Peladeau) walks around like a hoodlum and is about to derail one of the world's most successful television broadcasting systems."  According to a report in the Montreal Gazette, Lafrance was referring to a decision by Quebecor-owned Videotron to suspend its payments to the Canadian Television Fund (now the Canadian Media...

Our industry and COVID-19

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