I'm on Vancouver Island with Shaw Cable. My landlord supplies Basic Cable for free.
I suspect that some of the channels available are HD.
What do I need to get HD (if it's possible)
PLUS I want to be able to record.
HD channels are included with our packages when you have HD equipment on the account. If you would like to be able to record, you would need either an HD PVR or a Gateway. More information on our equipment can be found on our website here: TV equipment options | Shaw.ca
If the account is in your landlord's name, for security reasons, they would need to contact us directly to arrange adding equipment and to make any changes to the account (if applicable).
Also check out if the cable your landlord is paying you, is proper (sharing his cable subscription when you are supposed to have your own as an example)
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