Cable & Telecom

Shaw Cable sued over interest charges disclosure

VANCOUVER - A class action lawsuit filed has been filed in the Federal Court of Canada against Shaw Cablesystems alleging the company does not properly disclose the interest it charges on overdue accounts.The suit was filed January 31, 2011 by the law firm of Poyner Baxter of North Vancouver (which also issued the press release), alleging a violation of the federal Interest Act. Such a suit is typically brought in the name of one or more individuals as "representative of a class," and, if successful, would apply to all charges imposed by Shaw on overdue accounts during the past six...

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.