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  • Macleans

    BCE Bids for CTV

    Watch what I do, not what I say. That, in effect, is how BCE Inc. chief executive Jean Monty explained the latest and boldest step in his campaign to reinvent the Montreal-based telecommunications giant as the dominant provider of Canadian content on the Internet.This article was originally published in Maclean's Magazine on March 6, 2000

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  • Macleans

    BCE Sells Nortel

    If it's true that you've got to be smart to be lucky, then Jean Monty is one heck of a smart businessman. A year ago, the chief executive officer of BCE Inc. flirted with the idea of swapping the conglomerate's 39-per-cent stake in Nortel Networks Corp.This article was originally published in Maclean's Magazine on February 7, 2000

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  • Macleans

    BCE, Thomson Create Media Colossus

    Over the past year, Jean Monty has been buying up properties and piling them on top of one another much like a winner at a blackjack table stacks his chips in multicoloured towers. In February, the chairman and chief executive of BCE Inc. dished out $6.8 billion for control of Teleglobe Inc.This article was originally published in Maclean's Magazine on September 25, 2000

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  • Article

    Beaver Club

    Beaver Club, Montréal club, founded in 1785. Admission was restricted to fur trade veterans of the pays d'en haut.

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    Beaver Pelts

    Beaver pelts were an integral part of the early Canadian fur trade economy.

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  • Article

    Beaver Records Ltd.

    Beaver Records Ltd. Company established in 1950 by the Toronto lawyer, musical patron, and supporter of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir F.R. MacKelcan (1882-1962), with the purpose of recording the choir.

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  • Macleans

    Belgian Brewery Buys Labatt

    This article was originally published in Maclean’s magazine on June 19, 1995. Partner content is not updated. Then, three months ago, an opening suddenly appeared when takeover artist Gerald Schwartz of Toronto-based Onex Corp. began laying the groundwork for a hostile bid of $2.3 billion for John Labatt Ltd. of Toronto.

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  • Article

    Bell Canada Enterprises Inc

    Incorporated by an act of Parliament on 29 April 1880, the Bell Telephone Company of Canada (today Bell Canada) received by its charter the right to construct telephone lines alongside all public rights-of-way in Canada, a most valuable privilege.

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  • Macleans

    Bell Canada Faces Dismantling

    In the future, when investors and consumers ask themselves when everything changed in the telecommunications industry in Canada, they'll invariably look back on this last week of June.This article was originally published in Maclean's Magazine on July 9, 2007

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  • Article

    Bell Piano and Organ Co.

    Bell Piano and Organ Co. Instrument-manufacturing firm. Established in 1864 in Guelph, Canada West (Ontario) by the brothers William and Robert Bell with a staff of three, it produced 25 four-legged 'Diploma' melodeons in its first year.

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  • Macleans

    Bennett Donates M & S to U of T

    When the larger-than-life Jack McClelland ran the venerable Canadian publishing house co-founded by his father, McClelland & Stewart was no stranger to headlines.This article was originally published in Maclean's Magazine on July 10, 2000

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  • Article

    Berliner Gramophone Company

    Berliner Gramophone Company. First record company in Canada and the manufacturer of 'Gram-O-Phone' records and talking machines.

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  • Macleans

    Black Indicted over Non-Compete Clause

    In the fall of 2000, as part of the back-and-forth dealing to sell some community newspapers, a Hollinger International executive named Mark Kipnis told the buyers he wanted a change in the purchase agreement.This article was originally published in Maclean's Magazine on December 12, 2005

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  • Macleans

    Black Laid Low in Delaware Court

    Conrad BLACK's grip on one of the world's greatest media empires was severely weakened last week by a Delaware court judge who described the Canadian-born, now British lord as an untrustworthy bully and his actions as "cunning and calculated.This article was originally published in Maclean's Magazine on March 8, 2004

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  • Macleans

    Black Puts Up Newspapers for Sale

    No one expected Napoleon to retreat from the steppes of Russia, or Conrad Black to dispossess himself of the newspapers he has spent most of a lifetime acquiring.This article was originally published in Maclean's Magazine on May 8, 2000

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