Cable & Telecom

Quebec budget boosts funding for cultural exports; little telecom mention

By Steve Faguy QUEBEC — Though it was light on specific cultural announcements, the Quebec government's budget plan announced Tuesday puts hundreds of millions of dollars more into its cultural industries, with a focus on exporting its content abroad. The province announced it was devoting $310.6 million over six years to promote and support the export of "high-potential television productions," music, movies, museum exhibitions and experimental content as a way of promoting Quebec's "cultural distinctiveness" to the world. The money will also go toward helping provincial public broadcaster Télé-Québec record and broadcast "(live) shows and productions by Quebec artists ......

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.