Cable & Telecom

Super Bowl simsub: Donald Trump overrules Jean-Pierre Blais, part II

OTTAWA – On Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tabled bill C-100, An Act to implement the new trade agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico.This legislation is intended to facilitate the necessary changes in other statutes which will then ensure the ratification of the USMCA. As readers may recall, the Agreement speaks directly to repealing the CRTC’s 2015 decision to ban the simultaneous substitution of TV ads during Super Bowl, as well as to end of the ban on American TV Shopping Channels.So, Bill C-100 proposes changes to the Broadcasting Act that would only apply to the USMCA by...

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.