Cable & Telecom

B.C. is the third province to apply PST to digital companies; Quebec has already collected $100 million (updated)

By Denis Carmel VICTORIA – British Columbia last week followed Québec and Saskatchewan in announcing out of province digital companies will have to collect provincial sales taxes. In its 2020 Budget, British Columbia introduced a new measure requiring foreign online vendors making more than $10,000 (like Amazon, Facebook and Netflix) to register with the province and charge the 7% PST to its customers. The measure will be implemented on July 1, 2020. This measure is expected to raise $11 million next year and $16 million the following year. The total of the B.C. government budget is forecasted at $60.6 billion...

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.