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Statement from Rogers Communications on the passing of JR Shaw

March 25, 2020

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(Image courtesy of Shaw Communications)

We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of JR Shaw and would like to extend our sincere condolences to Brad and JR’s family and the entire team at Shaw Communications.

“JR was one of Canada’s greatest entrepreneurs who grew a western cable start-up into a formidable Canadian telecommunications company. He was admired across our industry for his achievements and his gracious and thoughtful nature. As founder, Executive Chairman and former CEO of Shaw and exemplary Canadian business leader, his legacy as a true pioneer will remain,” said Joe Natale, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rogers.