Cable & Telecom

Telecom bills, taxing digital giants raised only in post-debate leaders’ scrums

OTTAWA - Absent during Monday night’s only English-language leaders’ debate, telecom and broadcasting were eventually raised during the scrums with journalists afterward at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que.Andrew Scheer, whose Conservative Party has yet to release its full campaign platform, was asked whether he planned to tackle telecom affordability as the Liberals, NDP and Greens have already announced they would do.“What Justin Trudeau has proposed is a goal without a plan,” Scheer replied. “He says this is something he’s going to do just by asking companies to do it. If that would have worked, why hadn’t he...