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Parents push back against cellphone tower next to daycare

The University of Calgary has decided to activate a cell tower that was relocated near a daycare last month, despite objections from parents about the potential health effects of radiation. 870 more words

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Telus Corp selling Blacks.ca online photo finishing business to Montreal-based company

MONTREAL — Telus Corp. has agreed to sell the Blacks.ca website and related app business to a Montreal-based company that sells photo prints, calendars, posters and similar products. 121 more words

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The inside story of how Rogers Communications Inc acquired Mobilicity: 'Everybody won but Telus'

Telus Corp. expected an uphill climb as it geared up in May for its fourth attempt to acquire Mobilicity, the tiny carrier that had been languishing in court-supervised creditor protection since 2013. 2,101 more words

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Bikers ride for Dads

If the hundreds and hundreds of police-escorted motorcycles cruising Barlow Trail the morning of June 20 slightly inconvenienced you -sincerest apologies. The annual TELUS Ride For Dad took to the streets on a picture perfect morning to raise funds for the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre. 253 more words

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Big three telco-owned mobile wallet app Suretap finally unveils big update

As companies race to position themselves in the swap of physical wallets and plastic cards for virtual ones, Canada’s largest telcos unveiled a lofty expansion to their mobile payments app Tuesday. 627 more words

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FP Watchlist: Taylor Swift wins over Apple, Mobilicity targeted by incumbents

Telus Corp. and Rogers Communications Inc. have apparently submitted bids in excess of $350 million for Mobilicity, Taylor Swift has convinced Apple to pay artists royalties during the three-month free trial period of its new music service, and uncertainty reigns in Greece.

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'We don't want something to unravel': Mobilicity weighs rival takeover offers amid government scrutiny

A group of creditors and directors of small Canadian wireless carrier Mobilicity met over the weekend to assess offers from two of the country’s telecommunications giants, which appear to be locked in an escalating bidding war to acquire the financially struggling Vaughan, Ont-based company. 846 more words

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