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Rogers Named a Top Employer in Greater Toronto

October 19, 2009

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TORONTO, Oct. 19 /CNW/ – Rogers has been named as one of Greater Toronto’s Top 90 Employers. The list of top employers was published in Saturday’s Toronto Star.

The competition, administered by Mediacorp Canada Inc., recognizes companies headquartered in Greater Toronto who offer exceptional places to work. Companies are evaluated on eight criteria: physical workplace; social atmosphere; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and time off; employee communications; performance management; training and skills development; and community involvement.

“Our goal has been to create an enjoyable and fulfilling work environment for our employees,” said Kevin Pennington, Chief Human Resources Officer. “We are honoured to be recognized on the GTA’s Top Employer list and share this honour with our over 18,000 employees working in the region.”

Rogers was selected for this recognition because of the strength of its employee benefit programs including the Rogers Defined Benefit Pension Plan and the Employee Share Accumulation Plan, generous employee discounts on Rogers products and services, and excellent onsite amenities at Rogers Bloor Street East head office which include a medical centre, a fitness centre, rooftop patio and newly renovated cafeteria.

About Rogers Communications Inc:

Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. We are engaged in wireless voice and data communications services through Wireless, Canada’s largest wireless provider and the operator of the country’s only national GSM/HSPA based network. Through Cable, we are Canada’s leading provider of cable television services as well as high-speed Internet access and telephony services. Through Media, we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, and sports entertainment. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit