With two overlapping boards, observers left to wonder, who’s in charge?
TORONTO – While the son of the company founder announced late Friday he has created a new board of directors to take charge of Rogers Communications, the existing board and its senior executives are insisting they will not stand down and that the new board announced by Edward Rogers is illegal.
The company has been gripped by scandal for nearly a month now as Edward has been trying to remove CEO Joe Natale and several other corporate leaders (The Globe and Mail originally broke the story). The RCI…
TORONTO – Edward Rogers announced yesterday he intends to replace five members of the board of directors of Rogers Communications Inc. (RCI). A press release issued late last night says... Continue Reading
Executive oversight committee created to deal with ongoing conflict TORONTO – Rogers Communications reported its third quarter financial results this morning as the company attempts to put its house back... Continue Reading
Judge zeroes in on the term “wholesale” for Quebecor subsidiary Fibernoire By Ahmad Hathout TORONTO – Arguments before the Federal Court on Tuesday about whether Videotron correctly qualified for 3.5... Continue Reading
Government will not publish submissions received By Amanda OYE GATINEAU, QC – Comments submitted to the federal government’s consultation into harmful content online highlight a multitude of issues with... Continue Reading
Shaw fastest fixed broadband provider during the quarter SEATTLE — In its latest quarterly report, released today, Seattle-based mobile and broadband network testing company Ookla says Telus Communications was the... Continue Reading
TORONTO and HAMILTON – Boss & Co, Portfolio Entertainment and CBC today announced production on Homeschooled, a new CBC Gem original YA dramedy series, has begun in Toronto and Hamilton.... Continue Reading
TORONTO — Independent content creator and distributor Epic Story Media Inc. (ESM) announced today it has signed deals with broadcast and licensing partners on a number of series across its... Continue Reading
Bloomberg says company chairman wanted up to nine senior executives gone
TORONTO – Rogers CFO Tony Staffieri left the company due to “a high-level power struggle” during which the company’s chairman attempted to unseat the company’s CEO, the Globe and Mail reported last Friday.
Staffieri’s abrupt departure from Rogers was announced by the company on Sept. 29. No explanation was given at the time.
The Globe and Mail has since reported unidentified sources said Staffieri had developed a close relationship with Rogers chairman Edward Rogers, had ambitions to be CEO and “frequently butted heads” with Joe Natale, the company’s current…
OTTAWA – The CRTC is now allowing Cable Public Affairs Channel Inc. (CPAC) to participate in the proceeding dealing with the broadcast side of the proposed Rogers/Shaw transaction as an... Continue Reading