Cable & Telecom

Telus suing union, fires some staff

BURNABY B.C. – Telus is suing the Telecommunication Workers Union (TWU) for allegedly infringing on its copyrighted trademark “the future is friendly”; and has fired 14 staffers in B.C. and Alberta for going against Telus’ code of conduct. Drew McArthur, Telus vice-president of corporate services says recent TWU radio advertisements malign their copyrighted trademark: the future is friendly. The ads, which begin as an on the spot report, “Live on the line,” call upon the public to “Give Telus a wake up call” by canceling telephone calling features (such as call waiting, call display, etc…). Ads include four Telus employees...

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.