Cable & Telecom

Lee Riggs elected new TWU president

BURNABY, B.C. – Lee Riggs was elected president of the Telecommunications Workers Union during the recent 2013 Annual TWU Convention which took place in Calgary, Alberta, from May 6-10. Riggs, a 50-year-old native of Kelowna, B.C., was hired at 19 to work for BC. Tel (later to become Telus). He has been a labour activist his entire career and has held many positions within the TWU.  He was first elected as a TWU business agent in 2006. “I am humbled and so proud to have been elected to serve the TWU membership,” said Riggs in a release. “The telecommunications industry...

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.