Cable & Telecom

Rogers contests truth-in-advertising law

OTTAWA – Rogers Communications is fighting back against product performance claims contained in the country’s Competition Act, questioning whether the law violates its freedom of expression. According to a report in the Montreal Gazette, Rogers has asked an Ontario court to strike down the law requiring a company to have "adequate and proper" tests of a product's performance before advertising claims about the product.  It also is preparing to argue before the Ontario Superior Court that the weighty financial penalties that can be imposed on a company for making a false or misleading claim are unconstitutional. The action stems from November...

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.