A Major Maple Leaf Merger Sews Shaw With Rogers


TORONTO — If you thought recent mergers in the U.S. broadcast television industry were huge, hold on to your hats — and watch those Loonies and Toonies that are about to be exchanged between two of Canada’s largest media conglomerates.

Rogers Communications — founded 59 years ago by Ted Rogers with his establishment of CHFI-FM in Canada’s largest market — is merging with Shaw Communications in a deal valued at $20,840,000,000 in U.S. dollars.

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