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.
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Small Business Minister Mary Ng says the extent of her interactions with the organization was limited to that initial pitch, and did not extend to the since-cancelled contract for the student-grant program.