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Union-backed ads call for SaskTel status quo

telecom | 09/09/2016 4:25 pm EDT

A union representing Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp. employees has launched an advertising campaign calling for Premier Brad Wall to abandon any idea of selling the telecom. In a press release Thursday, Unifor — which represents about 3,800 SaskTel workers — said the radio ads “highlight the unequalled value of having a publicly-owned carrier in Saskatchewan. At the end of August, Wall was reported as saying that if the government received an offer for the telecommunications company that passed a certain financial threshold, it...