Cable & Telecom

UPDATE: Rodriguez mandate letter outlines difficult tasks ahead; Seniors’ Minister to help defend high pressure telecom sales

OTTAWA – The Minister of Canadian Heritage, Pablo Rodriguez, has his work cut out for him with the continuation of former Minister Mélanie Joly’s work on the renewal of the Broadcasting, Telecom, Radiocommunication and Copyright Acts, in collaboration with ISED Minister Bains.We note that those Legislative reviews were absent from Joly’s original mandate letter issued on November 12th, 2015. Also included in this new mandate letter:“Work with the Minister of Finance to implement Budget 2018 commitments to support local journalism and developing business models that better facilitate private giving and philanthropic support for trusted, professional non-profit journalism and local news.Work...

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.