Cable & Telecom

Shaw and Rogers provide free devices to support those facing domestic abuse

VANCOUVER – Shaw Communications and Rogers Communications are both stepping up their support for women and individuals facing gender-based violence throughout B.C. by providing complimentary cellular phones along with voice and data plans to the Ending Violence Association of British Columbia. The handsets will provide essential lifelines for those experiencing domestic abuse. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, anti-violence service providers across B.C. have reported an increase in demand for help and an increase in severity of the types of violence, says the EVA BC press release. “The social distancing required during the pandemic has made it difficult for those facing violence...

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.