Radio & Television

Super Channel suing Best Buy, Staples for ‘actively promoting’ content piracy

EDMONTON — Super Channel’s parent company, Allarco Entertainment, has officially launched a lawsuit against four major Canadian retailers, claiming the stores were complicit in promoting the downloading and streaming of illegal content on pirate devices sold in their retail outlets.The four retailers named in the lawsuit are Best Buy, Staples, Canada Computers and London Drugs. The lawsuit was filed in the Federal Court on September 11, and Allarco issued a news release today to publicize the details of its claim against the four retail companies.Allarco says the lawsuit comes after a 19-month, country-wide undercover investigation of in-store practices by sales...

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.