Cable & Telecom

Scholarship to honour Juris Silkans in the works

HAMILTON, ON – Friends and colleagues of the late Juris Silkans (pictured) are invited to help create a graduate scholarship in his name at McMaster University in Hamilton, ON, where he attended school.The scholarship, to be named The Juris Silkans Graduate Scholarship in Communications and New Media, requires organizers to raise $62,500 in order to endow it in perpetuity.  The scholarship will pay out $15,000 annually, provided that the matching programs at the university and the province of Ontario continue.Contributions to the scholarship are tax deductible in both Canada and the United States.  In Canada, contributions by Canadian citizens can...

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.