November 1, 2021
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#725 The Rogers Family Compact
Who are the Rogers family? How did they get so powerful? Why have they turned against one another? And what does it matter?  We've spent a week immersed in Rogers history to bring you this unofficial narrative of Canada's telecom overlords. 
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Jonathan Goldsbie
News Editor
Cherise Seucharan
Reporter, CANADALAND
Damilola Onime
Producer, Wag the Doug
Tristan Capacchione
Audio Editor & Technical Producer
Kieran Oudshoorn
Managing Editor, Podcasts

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Further reading:
Kelly Pullen’s 2014 story in Toronto Life on the “ruthless” power struggle at Rogers: https://torontolife.com/from-the-archives/edward-rogers-the-man-who-would-be-king/

Ted Rogers’ last interview, with Alan Gregg: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9B-hlNXKYZ0

Ted Rogers’ Anniversary novelty song: https://vimeo.com/95189390

The Globe and Mail’s best (and perhaps only) headline about a significant butt-dial: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-rogers-ceo-joe-natale-learned-of-edward-rogerss-plan-to-oust-him/

Ted Rogers’ Autobiography, “Relentless” – https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00E7S2P9A

High Wire Act: Ted Rogers and the Empire that Debt Built, by Caroline Van Hasselt : https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B003E8AJRE

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