CRTC orders Quebecor to maintain TVA Sports signal to Bell subscribers

CRTC orders Quebecor to maintain TVA Sports signal to Bell subscribers

OTTAWA – Canada’s telecom regulator issued an order Thursday compelling Quebecor to maintain its TVA Sports signal to Bell TV subscribers and threatened to automatically suspend its licence should it fail to comply. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission said the order will be registered with the Federal Court and may result in contempt of […]

Beeping pedestrian crossing signal sends the right message

Beeping pedestrian crossing signal sends the right message

The noises that come from audible pedestrian crossing signals are not what you might think, unless you know enough to understand them. And it’s more likely that visually impaired people recognize sounds emitted by audible signals — also referred to as accessible pedestrian signals — than those of us who can see but don’t know […]

CP Rail train operators on strike; signal workers reach deal

CP Rail train operators on strike; signal workers reach deal

Canadian Pacific Railway’s more than 3,000 conductors and engineers walked off the job late Tuesday night while a second group of workers reached a tentative contract settlement with the rail company. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference said its workers walked out at 10 p.m. ET as negotiations continued with the company with the assistance of […]

Trades signal Canucks have finally turned page on 2011 Cup finalist team

With their hopes of making this year’s playoffs hovering between slim and none, the Vancouver Canucks have turned their focus to the future by trading two of their veteran players for prospects. In the days leading up to Wednesday’s NHL trade deadline the Canucks dealt left winger Alex Burrows to the Ottawa Senators for 19-year-old […]