Press "Enter" to skip to content

In the news … September 24, 2014

How Netflix and Canada’s broadcast regulator arrived at a deadlock

Last week, a representative of the U.S.-based video streaming service appeared in Gatineau at Let’s Talk TV, a major hearing into the future of the country’s television industry, to answer questions from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). When the regulator asked for information that the company considers sensitive – like the number of subscribers Netflix has in Canada, and how much money it earns from them – the exchange became heated. The CRTC ordered Netflix to hand over the information, in confidence.

Read more

Helping Students Find the Right Jobs

Ontario Supports Online Career Matching at Colleges and Universities

Ontario is helping university and college students find good jobs by expanding access to leading-edge technology that provides timely labour market information and connections to businesses.

Magnet, an innovative career-networking platform, uses technology developed in partnership with Ryerson University's Digital Media Zone to collect data on individuals' skills and employers' needs.

Read more

BlackBerry launches Passport phone, Blend app

BlackBerry released its new Passport phone today, a keyboard smartphone with a 4.5-inch​ screen aimed at corporate users.

John Chen, charged with turning around Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry since last November, has said the company’s future rests on rebuilding its relations with the enterprise market, long a core of its business.

Read more


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *