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Bell Media reps face grilling on MTS at House committee

Media | 05/03/2016 6:40 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Parliamentarians hoping for answers to outstanding questions about Monday’s news that BCE Inc. had struck a deal to acquire Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. were left disappointed when representatives from Bell’s media division appeared on Parliament Hill Tuesday morning. Winnipeg-area Liberal MP Dan Vandal was looking for “some measure of comfort that there will not be massive layoffs as a result” of Bell’s $3.9-billion proposal to absorb MTS and its related plan to sell one-third of postpaid wireless...