Cable & Telecom

Quebec government appeals court ruling on Telecom Act’s authority

Likely to go to the Supreme Court, eventuallyQUEBEC CITY – In a ruling issued a month ago, the Court of Quebec determined that the province’s Consumer Protection Act could not apply to contractual issues in wireless telephony, since the national Telecom Act governed all things having to do with telecommunications in Canada.In an Appeal Notice filed Friday with the Qu├ębec Superior Court, the provincial government said the judge confused telecommunications, which are of federal jurisdiction and contractual issues which are of provincial issues as determined by the Supreme Court.Moreover, by arguing the federal preponderance because there were conflicts between the...

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.