Cable & Telecom

UPDATED: Northern Manitoba Connect to Innovate project stalling; ISED says it’s “working in good faith” on approved project

First Nations leaders say ISED isn’t listening to themWINNIPEG – The federal government’s plan to boost high speed Internet in Manitoba First Nations communities appears to have hit a snag with First Nation leaders voicing concerns over federal involvement in the project.A statement issued by Indigenous-owned network operator Clear Sky Connections (CSC) says that after a partnership in the project broke down (the statement doesn’t say which company left the partnership) and another started in its place, Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada (ISED) has since “continued to ignore direction and community governance processes from First Nations on the project”...

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.