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Doyle: Maximus deal comes up short

February 28, 2013
Doyle: Maximus deal comes up short

Auditor General John Doyle says a ten year, 324 million dollar deal between the province and American based “Maximus” has not produced all the expected benefits. Maximus operates BC’s Pharmacare and Medical Services Plans. The expected benefits were improved service levels to the public and health care providers, updated systems, and improved privacy and security [...]

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CRTC rejects Bell takeover bid

October 19, 2012
CRTC rejects Bell takeover bid

Canada’s broadcast regulator has rejected a bid by Bell to acquire Astral Media. The announcment was made after the stock market closed in Toronto. The CRTC says the 3.4-billion dollar deal would’ve been bad for Canadians, adding it would have placed significant market power in the hands of one of the country’s largest media companies. [...]

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CRTC rejects Bell takeover bid

October 19, 2012
CRTC rejects Bell takeover bid

Canada’s broadcast regulator has rejected a bid by Bell to acquire Astral Media. The announcment was made after the stock market closed in Toronto. The CRTC says the 3.4-billion dollar deal would’ve been bad for Canadians, adding it would have placed significant market power in the hands of one of the country’s largest media companies. [...]

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Canucks re-sign Burrows to four year deal

September 14, 2012
Canucks re-sign Burrows to four year deal

The Vancouver Canucks have signed Alex Burrows to a four-year, 18 million dollar deal. The 31-year old left winger collected 52 points last season, along with 90 penalty minutes. He also set a career high for most game-winning goals in a season at seven.. ranking 11th in the league in this category.   Burrows signed [...]

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BC government contract with IBM released

July 4, 2012

The province spent over $ 230-thousand dollars trying to keep it under wraps. But as now you too can have a look at the BC government’s multi-million dollar contract with IBM. The province released the full contract late Tuesday, after losing an eight year legal battle with the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association. [...]

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