Cable & Telecom

Obituary: Former CCTA president Bob Short

ST CATHARINES – Robert C. (Bob) Short, the founding president of the Canadian Cable Television Association, died last weekend. He was 82. After years in the electrical equipment supply industry, rising to president of Edwards Company, Short was hired as the first full-time president of the CCTA in 1970. Later, he also served as vice-president of Canada Wire and Cable, the first president of Cancom and deputy chairman of CUC Broadcasting (which many will recall as Trillium Cable). Short fought some of cable’s first battles during his five-year stint heading the association, such as helping win the rights to attach...

Our industry and COVID-19

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