This episode was originally published on November 1st, 2021.
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.
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
Credits: Jesse Brown (Host & Publisher), Jonathan Goldsbie (News Editor), Cherise Seucharan (Reporter, CANADLAND), Damiola Onime (Producer),
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