Cable & Telecom

Obituary: Telecom and broadcast lawyer Chris Johnston

OTTAWA – Well known communications lawyer Chris Johnston died Tuesday at his home in Ottawa. Johnston, 75, was diagnosed with cancer in April this year.Johnston was appointed as General Counsel of the CRTC in 1974.  In 1980, he partnered with Robert Buchan and Charles Dalfen to found the Ottawa-based telecommunications law firm of Johnston & Buchan LLP. That firm merged with Fasken Martineau in April 2007.  While he officially retired in 2007, Johnston remained as a consultant to Shaw Communications over the last few years.  In addition to Shaw, Johnston also counted WIC, Cancom, TSN, BC Tel, Pelmorex and Rogers...

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.