Cable & Telecom

Shaw won’t pay, wants “fundamental change”

CALGARY – True to its word, Shaw Communications will not be resuming monthly payments to the Canadian Television Fund.On Friday, Minister of Canadian Heritage Bev Oda was informed of the decision by the company which owns Star Choice and Shaw Cable – and is the largest CTF contributor. "I am disappointed to learn that Shaw is not going to resume their payments to the Canadian Television Fund," she said. "Clearly Shaw does not recognize the importance of abiding by regulations in a regulated world. "All cable and direct-to-home satellite companies are regulated by the CRTC," continued Oda's statement. "I encourage...

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.