Cable & Telecom

Shaw partners with Hackergal to make coding more accessible to girls in Western Canada

TORONTO and CALGARY — Today, on International Women’s Day, Hackergal announced in partnership with Shaw Communications it is launching a new student ambassador program in Western Canada and expanding its national hackathon program. Both programs are designed “to raise awareness and generate enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and computer science education among girls in grades six-through-nine across the country,” reads the press release. Hackergal was founded in 2015 to help bridge the gender gap in technology and computer science fields by introducing female students to coding through its hackathon programs. With Shaw Communications’ support, the Western Canadian...

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.