Cable & Telecom

Privacy commish, who is currently scrutinizing Bell, outlines challenges of privacy law and communications business

OTTAWA - Bell Canada’s new privacy policy, implemented last fall and which sparked outcry from customers, is now under scrutiny of the Senate. The communications and broadcasting company’s practices are currently under investigation by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.While Red Chamber can’t look at the specific details of the company’s customer information collection practices because they are subject to an ongoing investigation, the Standing Senate Committee on Transportation and Communications did get the opportunity to question Canada’s top privacy watchdog on broad issues around privacy law and communications companies.Chantal Bernier, interim Privacy Commissioner, noted that it’s not new that...

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.