Cable & Telecom

LAWFUL ACCESS: Don’t change police limits on access to carrier data, says parliamentary committee

OTTAWA – Independent Internet providers are cautiously optimistic that a parliamentary committee’s recommendations this week not to change Ottawa’s policies restricting police and intelligence agencies’ lawful access to subscriber metadata and encrypted communications will be adopted by a new federal national security strategy.Christopher Hickey, director of industry affairs at the Canadian Network Operators Consortium, said in an interview Thursday he’s hopeful the recommendations from the House of Commons public safety and national security committee will be part of the Trudeau government’s new national security framework.“I can’t read the tea leaves today that it will become government policy,” he admitted. But, he...

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.