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Rogers board to discuss fallout from chairman’s failed attempt to oust CEO

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Rogers Communications Inc. Board of Directors to Meet to Discuss Presidency Edward Rogers’ future interactions with company management in light of his foiled attempt to oust the telecoms giant’s chief executive, a source familiar with the plans said.

The Globe reported last Friday that Rogers had unsuccessfully attempted to remove the company’s CEO Joe Natale from his leadership role and replace him with the company’s chief financial officer Tony Staffieri, according to three sources close to the case. One of the sources said that Mr. Rogers also plans to oust other members of the company’s management team.

News of power struggle at Canada’s largest wireless service provider comes as Rogers seeks regulatory approval for its $ 26 billion deal to acquire Shaw Communications Inc., including debt


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A four-star dilemma at the top of the Canadian Armed Forces

Canada’s top military commander wants his post back, saying he retains the moral authority to re-lead the Canadian Forces after an investigation into an allegation of sexual misconduct cleared him of all charges.

The federal government, however, placed him on administrative leave pending his own review after the conclusion of a military police investigation. Admiral Art McDonald said what should most importantly be that he went through a process that resulted in his acquittal.

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“I have been exonerated,” Admiral Art McDonald said in his first interview since resigning his post earlier this year when the investigation began.

Admiral Art McDonald is pictured in his Ottawa-area home on September 27, 2021.

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Before the NHL regular season, the cap for each Canadian team is unlimited

The little things matter in Canadian hockey. It’s the big things – say, winning – that escape us. It makes that moment, just hours before the start of the NHL season, the most wonderful time of the year. This is when the cap for each Canadian team is theoretically unlimited. Sports columnist Cathal Kelly took a look at what to expect. Premium: He also shares his thoughts on how the Kraken will behave.

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  • After their Stanley Cup hopes are dashed in a particularly tough way, the Leafs and Oilers need to bounce back quickly

Photographic illustration Ming Wong / The Globe and Mail


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ALSO ON OUR RADAR

KGB records show Freeland drew the wrath of Soviet intelligence: Today we know Chrystia Freeland as Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. During her time as an exchange student, however, she was the subject of denunciations in the Soviet press and even deserved to feature in top-secret KGB documents due to her role in the Ukrainian independence movement. She even had a code name: Frida.

The damage Facebook is doing to young women shouldn’t come as a surprise: For years now, researchers have been documenting the damage that apps like Instagram do to the mental health of a vulnerable teenager. But it would be simplistic to accuse this only on social media. Separately, Facebook’s power to influence an election could be “really dangerous,” says one critic.

The Toronto Citizen Lab discovered the hack of Princess Haya: Invoice Marczak is a senior researcher at the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto and a leading expert on Pegasus, the sophisticated spyware commonly used by repressive regimes to monitor political opponents and journalists. In the midst of a phone hack investigation involving a political activist from the United Arab Emirates, he realized that the hackers were targeting Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, the ex-wife of the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Canadian among Nobel Laureates in Economics: David Card, of Guelph, Ont., University of California at Berkeley, received half the prize for pioneering research into the labor market implications of minimum wage, immigration and education, and for creating the scientific framework for drawing conclusions from studies that cannot use traditional methodology.

Poll shows tougher stance on China among Canadians: The release of two Canadians, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, has not warmed public opinion towards China. In fact, in a new poll from Nanos Research, more than 75% of Canadians believe the federal government should ban Huawei Technologies from this country’s 5G telecommunications networks.

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MORNING MARKETS

A massive selloff in global equities continued this morning amid signs that surging energy prices had dampened economic growth, while inflation and fears of a political tightening pushed up yields in the Short-term US Treasury at 18-month highs.

Oil prices rose again, with Brent crude at nearly $ 89 a barrel. Coal has reached record highs and, although gas prices have reached recent highs, they remain four times higher in Europe than at the start of the year.


WHAT EVERYONE IS TALKING

Justin Trudeau must bring in new faces to revive a faded cabinet

Mr. Trudeau has yet to be ruthless enough to let some of his current ministers go, bring in new faces and, most importantly, find ministers who can provide more dynamic direction in key portfolios. First of all, he needs a Minister of Defense who genuinely believes he is responsible for the conduct of the military, unlike Mr Sajjan, who has repeatedly dismissed responsibility for repeated mismanagement. sexual harassment by the military. – Campbell Clark

Ontario’s highest court has said anti-black racism should be factored into the legal system. It’s a beginning

The most surprising thing about the landmark Ontario Court of Appeal decision in R. versus Morris Hasn’t the legal system confirmed that the corrosive effects of anti-black racism can be important for judges to consider when convicting black defendants. This is because it has taken so long to make it clear that sentencing courts must receive, understand and act on evidence of this kind, when this was already regulated for a long time by law. – Lisa Kerr, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University.

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TODAY’S EDITORIAL EVENT

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Will eating nuts make me gain weight?

Nuts are high in calories due to their high fat content – half a cup of peanuts, for example, provides 444 calories – but new research suggests that concerns about nuts and weight gain are not. deserved. A large review of studies, published last month in the journal Obesity Reviews, found that eating a handful of nuts each day, which is recommended for heart health, did not lead to weight gain. What’s more, the results suggest that eating nuts may actually help prevent excess body fat.


MOMENT IN TIME: OCT. 12, 1999

Wilt Chamberlain making a basket – Los Angeles Lakers Wilt Chamberlain pulling a basket away from the basket against Milwaukee Bucks Kareem Jabbar during the Bucks-Lakers game in Milwaukee on April 17, 1972.

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NBA great Wilt Chamberlain has passed away

Everything about Wilton Norman Chamberlain was great. Wilt the Stilt, also known as Goliath, or the Big Dipper, was 7ft 1, weighed 300 pounds, and scored over 31,000 points during his career with the National Basketball Association. He once scored 100 points in a single game and during his career he played 47,859 minutes without committing a single foul. He was known for his dominant strength, his ability to score points, his eloquence and his alleged sexual prowess. But it was Chamberlain’s heart, (which would have weighed about a pound) that killed him. Chamberlain had been retired for 26 years when paramedics in Los Angeles found him dead in his Bel Air mansion that day in 1999. He was 63 years old. “He had congestive heart failure,” said his agent, Sy Goldberg. “It had deteriorated relatively quickly over the past month or so. Chamberlain reportedly had heart problems for years, but always denied it. He once said, “No one cheers on Goliath,” but he is remembered as one of the greatest basketball players in history. Philippe the king


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