Cable & Telecom

Telecom vice-chair French quitting Commission

OTTAWA – Just two years into his five-year mandate, CRTC vice-chair, telecom, Richard French, told Heritage Minister Bev Oda on Thursday he will be stepping down no later than June 15th of this year. French told on Monday that he is resigning now before section 75 of the Federal Accountability Act applies to him. That's the portion of new federal legislation that will essentially prevent anyone who works for the government or a government agency to lobby the government or even to hold a leadership position in a company that gets government contracts for up to five years. "I don't...

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.