Cable & Telecom

Quebec budget to demand Netflix et al collect, remit QST: report

MONTREAL – Foreign digital giants like Netflix and Amazon are another step closer to being taxed in Quebec.A La Presse report Thursday quotes two high-level government sources who say that Quebec finance minister Carlos Leitão will announce the measures in next week’s provincial budget.The budget will legislate the collection of the Quebec sales tax (QST) by foreign digital services "within the limits" of what the provincial government can do, despite Ottawa's "lack of willingness" to do so, reads the report (translated).As has reported, a consortium of Quebec business, culture and other leaders have publicly urged all levels of government to ensure 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.