Conservative Party Of Canada Calls For Investigation Into Rogers-Shaw Deal

This didn’t take long. And it’s bad news if you’re Rogers.

The Conservative party is calling for a house of commons committee study into the Rogers deal to acquire Shaw. MP Pierre Poilievre says his party will trigger hearings into the deal to ensure that it will benefit all Canadians. Here’s what he had to say:

Poilievre noted that the Conservative party continues to believe that having four competitors is better than three and that the committee will try to determine if there are ways to ensure that four competitors will remain. This is a good move for Canadians as more competition is good for consumers. And this deal if it goes ahead will result in less competition and likely higher prices.

3 Responses to “Conservative Party Of Canada Calls For Investigation Into Rogers-Shaw Deal”

  1. […] to buy Shaw communications at the moment. Rogers argues that this is a good thing for Canadians. Though some don’t agree. But this outage will likely have this reaction with Canadians as the optics of this outage at this […]

  2. […] decided to do this at a time where Rogers is facing significant blowback from their plan to buy Shaw Communications and likely could use a few friends on that […]

  3. […] appears that the Rogers/Shaw merger which is already being opposed by the Conservative Party Of Canada is also opposed by a whole lot of Canadians. Open Media put out a press release on Friday saying […]

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