November 30, 2022
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Monopoly #4 – Teleconned
They’re the most hated companies in the country. And yet, they’re unavoidable. 
Arshy Mann
Host & Producer, COMMONS
Jordan Cornish
Producer, COMMONS
Noor Azrieh
Associate Producer
André Proulx
Production Coordinator

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They’re the most hated companies in the country. And yet, they’re unavoidable. 

The telecom oligopoly seems to rule Canada’s economy with an iron fist. Canadians are paying more and more for our cell phones, cable and internet. 

So how was it that we ended up in this situation? And was it inevitable that things would get so bad?

 

Featured in this episode: Ben Klass, Dwayne Winseck, Keldon Bester, Dale Eisler

 

To learn more

“A Social History of Canadian Telecommunications” in Canadian Journal of Communication by Dwayne Winseck

“Bell takeover of MTS gets federal approval” in CBC News

From Left To Right: Saskatchewan’s Political And Economic Transformation by Dale Eisler

 

Credits: Arshy Mann (Host and Producer), Jordan Cornish (Producer), Noor Azrieh (Associate Producer), André Proulx (Production Coordinator)

Additional music from Audio Network

 

Sponsors: Oxio 

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