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Ont. municipality still interested in Eastlink buyout: report

telecom | 02/06/2015 7:31 pm EST

The Municipality of Kincardine in southwestern Ontario is interested revisiting the issue of selling publicly owned Bruce Telecom to Eastlink-owner Bragg Communications Inc., according to a news report, despite a potential deal last year that was called off after the Competition Bureau raised concern. According to an article published Thursday in BlackburnNews.com, Kincardine council voted 5-4 in favour of having mayor Anne Eadie open up talks with Bragg to gauge interest. One councillor who voted against the move, Randy Roppel, was reported as saying correspondence between the city and...