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Quebec Wants to Legislate More French Content on Netflix, Spotify, Etc.

Digital platforms such as Netflix and Spotify, for example, could be forced to offer more French content, if upcoming Quebec legislation is approved. Quebec's Culture and Communications Minister Mathieu Lacombe announced plans to introduce legislation that will force digital platforms, including giants like Netflix and Spotify, to boost their French content offerings for Quebec consumers....

Fido Launches $45/50GB Canada-US Plan in Quebec

Rogers-owned Fido has launched a new $45 per month plan that includes unlimited talk, text and data in Canada and the US. This plan currently is only available in Quebec at the moment. The $45 plan for bring your own device customers includes 50GB of data to be used in Canada and the U.S. For...

Rogers Offering $45/50GB Canada-US Plan and More in Quebec

Rogers is offering up some revised 5G plans in Quebec, that continue to be cheaper than other provinces. Right now, 5G plans are showing included discounts of $5/month or $10/month off for 24 months for new bring your own phone customers. Here are the plans below: $40/30GB (250 Mbps) $45/50GB Canada-US $55/100GB Canada-US-Mexico All plans...

Bell to Launch Cable Internet Service in Quebec

In a move to expand its digital footprint, Bell has announced the introduction of a high-speed cable internet service in specific regions of Québec. This initiative aims to cater to areas where fibre internet remains inaccessible, said a Bell spokesperson to iPhone in Canada on Thursday. The new service has speeds of up to 400Mbps,...

Xplore Completes $132 Million Fibre Internet Project in Quebec

Xplore has announced the successful completion of its major fibre Internet project in Quebec, providing more than 33,000 rural homes and businesses with high-speed Internet connectivity. The project was partially supported by Opération Haute Vitesse and involved an investment of over $132 million to lay 2,700 kilometres of fibre-optic infrastructure. The areas benefiting from this...

Feds and Quebec Drop $2.71 Billion into Northvolt EV Battery Plant

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier François Legault announced a landmark investment in a new electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility by Sweden's Northvolt Batteries North America. The plant, to be located in Saint-Basile-le-Grand and McMasterville, Quebec, will be powered by clean electricity and aims to produce some of the world's greenest batteries. "Once again,...

Public Mobile Launches New 20GB Promo in Quebec

Telus-owned Public Mobile has launched a new promo plan in Quebec only, offering 20GB of data. The plan is priced at $35 per month with 20GB of 4G data, at speeds up to 100 Mbps download. The plan includes unlimited Quebec minutes and messaging, plus offers $1.75/month in Public rewards points. If you don't call...

Koodo, Virgin Plus Launch $55/40GB Canada-US Plan in Quebec

Telus-owned Koodo and Bell-owned Virgin Plus have launched a $55/40GB Canada-USA plan, finally matching Fido (it took nearly two months!). The offer is only available in Quebec, however. The Koodo plan includes 40GB of 4G data plus one free perk (choose 1 of 5), plus unlimited minutes and international SMS/MMS whether you’re in Canada or...

Feds and Quebec Pull Ads from Facebook and Instagram

The federal and Quebec governments have decided to pull advertising on Meta-owned platforms, Facebook and Instagram. This decision comes amidst escalating tensions over legislation that would compel web giants to share revenues with news publishers. Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez announced the decision, stating that Facebook's refusal to negotiate a deal to compensate news media companies...

Telus to Invest Over $11 Billion in Quebec

After announcing its pledge to invest tens of billions in B.C., Alberta and Ontario yesterday, Telus announced on Wednesday its planned investments for Quebec. Telus plans to invest $11.5 billion over the next five years in Quebec, set to focus on the development of network infrastructure, operations, and spectrum across the province. Since 2000, Telus...