Kent Foster

Kent Foster

Foster graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada in 1960. He served with the Canadian Airborne Regiment and rose through the Officer ranks to become Commander, Force Mobile Command in 1989. In that role, during the Oka Crisis in 1990, John de Chastelain, Chief of Defence Staff instructed him to take charge in a crisis over barricades placed by members of the Mohawk nation in a land dispute. Foster also deployed Canadian troops during the Gulf War. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Kent Foster has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Senate Committee as a President for the GTE Telephone Operations.

Appearances by Title:c. April 4, 1990 - Present President, Telephone Operations, GTE Corp/California Employees Videos: 1


President, GTE Telephone Operations c. November 17, 1989 - c. April 4, 1990 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Cable TV Consumer Protection Act

    Cable TV Consumer Protection Act

    This is one in a series of hearings on the Cable TV Consumer Protection Act. Subcommittee members previously heard testimony from consumers. The hearing started…

  • Cable Telecommunications Act, Day 2 Part 2

    Cable Telecommunications Act, Day 2 Part 2

    The hearing focused on the effects of the Cable Act of 1984. Mr. Fritts talked about the monopolies in cable. He said that the cable…

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