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Telecom giant Shaw busiest lobbying organization in April

By Derek Abma      

The Western Canadian cable company, which recently bought Wind Mobile and sold Global TV, was the most prolific lobbyist of federal officials last month.

The Shaw logo in the company's Ottawa office. Shaw was the busiest lobbyist of federal officials in April, registering 41 communication reports in the federal lobbyists registry.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Shaw Communications Inc., the provider of internet and TV services, primarily in Western Canada, was the busiest lobbyist of federal officials in April. The Calgary-based company had 41 communication reports registered for last month, compared to just one in March. The reports showed the company met with several MPs as well as officials from departments such as Innovation, Finance, Canadian Heritage, and the Prime Minister’s Office. Some of the other groups that were among the most regular federal

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