Cable & Telecom

‘A foray into fiction and fantasy’: Federal Court of Appeal denies Rogers-Shaw merger challenge

The court did not need to hear from merging parties By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA – The three-justice panel of the Federal Court of Appeal that initially went for a two-hour lunch during today’s hearing came back 45 minutes later than expected and delivered a verdict from the bench to reject the Competition Bureau’s challenge to a decision by the Competition Tribunal last month that allowed the Rogers purchase of Shaw to move forward. The decision came after about two-and-a-half hours of arguments from the bureau, which failed to convince the court that the tribunal made errors sufficient enough to require...