Cable & Telecom

Union recommends deal with Bell

MONTREAL - The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers' Union of Canada has recommended its 5,000 craft and services technicians represented by the union accept the latest proposed settlement negotiated with the union during three days of talks last weekend. Members narrowly voted down the last proposed offer in April, with 59% voting against. "This is a welcome outcome of three days of intense negotiations," said Patrick Pichette, president, operations, for Bell Canada. "The engagement of CEP President Dave Coles, with the national leadership of the union, in support of the local bargaining committee was instrumental in moving our discussions forward." The...

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.