Cable & Telecom

Competition Bureau ends legal battle with Rogers-Shaw

By Ahmad Hathout OTTAWA -- The Competition Bureau will not challenge a decision by the Federal Court of Appeal today that summarily rejected its arguments against a Rogers acquisition of Shaw, thereby leaving only the minister of innovation to approve or deny the deal. “We are truly disappointed that the Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed our appeal of the Competition Tribunal’s decision in Rogers-Shaw," Competition Commissioner Matthew Boswell said in a press release this evening, adding the bureau stands by the findings of its investigation and the decision to challenge the merger. "We continue to disagree with the Tribunal’s...