Cable & Telecom

Minister mandate letters are out, providing further insight into government priorities

By Denis Carmel OTTAWA – Last week, the Canadian Government published the mandate letters the prime minister gives to cabinet ministers. Mandate letters have existed in many shapes and forms for a long time but in 2015, the Liberal Government made them public for the first time. They have now become part of the government’s ritual after each election. It starts with the electoral platform, followed by the appointment of ministers, the Speech from the Throne that flows right into the mandate each minister is given. Lobbyists and corporations work diligently to ensure their issues are mentioned. Considering the breadth...

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.