Cable & Telecom

Letter to the Prime Minister: Keep C-10 dead

COMMENTARY: The new bill can’t be the same as the old bill Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, FOR MOST OF ITS SHORT life, Bill C-10, your now-dead proposed amendment to our Broadcasting Act, trundled along, hardly noticed by those outside the content industry. It was considered a modest attempted bill which avoided some complicated questions altogether (such as the CBC’s future mandate) but, as you know, aimed at one main thing – having the likes of Netflix, Disney, Amazon, Google and others, contribute to Canadian content. However, the whole thing turned sour, as you and our readers may recall, on just...

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.