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SaskTel sells off DirectWest

REGINA - SaskTel is selling the Winnipeg assets of DirectWest Canada to publishing company Lester Communications.The sale of the Winnipeg assets, along with the previously announced sale of EZ Finder Phonebooks in Alberta to Canpages Inc., completes SaskTel’s divestiture of DirectWest Canada. Total cash losses are approximately $8.2 million. “Our core Saskatchewan market continues to experience significant growth,” said president and CEO Robert Watson, in the announcement. “DirectWest will remain a profitable subsidiary of SaskTel within Saskatchewan and will continue to produce SaskTel’s high quality directories in the province.”