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Shaw reportedly shopping its stake in Corus

According to a report from The Globe and Mail, the teleco aims to free capital to invest in its wireless network.

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One quarter of Shaw employees take buyout

As the company looks to reinvent its operating model, 3,300 employees have accepted a voluntary departure package.

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Jim Shaw dies at 60

The vice-chairman and former CEO of Shaw Communications was an iconic presence in the broadcast and cable landscape.

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Shaw to close three community TV stations, 70 jobs affected

A new funding model will see Shaw reallocate $10 million annually to Global News to support local news coverage in Western Canada.

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BDUs defend skinny basic implementation in CRTC hearing

Videotron, Rogers, Shaw and BCE’s introduction of basic channel packages and flexible pricing options went under the microscope in Gatineau, QC.

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In brief: New SVOD services; new Emmy categories

Adult Swim and NFB launch new SVOD services, Emmy Awards expand short-form categories and more news from the week. (NFB short film If I Was God… pictured.)

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CRTC calls for public comment on Shaw-Corus

The regulator has opened review of the deal to public interventions until Feb. 15.

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Canadian media’s $265 million question

Tangible benefits have been a bright light for producers in the last decade of media consolidation and vertical integration. But Corus-Shaw is a different matter.

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Shaw Communications prepares for ‘pure play’ future

The company posted a 2.2% increase in operating income to $1.42 billion while net income fell to $218 million.

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Analysts, pundits react to Corus-Shaw deal

While the deal creates a stronger future for both companies, Canadian producers face an even more consolidated domestic content marketplace.

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Corus Entertainment to acquire Shaw Media

The deal is worth $2.65 billion and will see Shaw Media exec Barbara Williams move to the Corus team.

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Shaw brings Comcast X1 tech to Canada with FreeRange TV

Announced at CES today, the company’s new mobile viewing platform ups the stakes in the cable subscription game.