Cable & Telecom

Obituary: Former Northwestel CEO Paul Flaherty

WHITEHORSE – Former Northwestel president and CEO Paul Flaherty died last week at his home in Whitehorse after an illness. He was 63.A long time Bell Canada employee and executive in many regions in Ontario and Quebec, Flaherty came to Bell’s Northwestel in 2000 and stayed for 18 years, retiring as president and CEO in 2018.“During his 18-year tenure with Northwestel, Paul helped transform and modernize telecommunications in northern Canada. Through his guidance and enduring leadership, Northwestel made significant strides forward – introducing fibre optic technology, 4G wireless, and high-speed Internet to communities across the north,” said the company press...

Our industry and COVID-19

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