TORONTO, Feb. 22 /CNW/ - SIRIUS Canada Inc., the country's leading audio
entertainment company, today announced that it has again been named one
of Canada's Best Managed Companies. SIRIUS Canada was a winner of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies
program last year and requalified to maintain its status as a Best
Supported by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post and Queen's School of
Business, the Best Managed award and designation honours Canadian companies that have demonstrated
exceptional business results following a rigorous and independent
"We are extremely proud to receive the Best Managed designation again
and excited to share the award with our employees, partners and
subscribers across Canada," said Mark Redmond, President and CEO,
SIRIUS Canada Inc.
"Over the past 18 years, Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies program has
recognized the most innovative and Best Managed Companies in Canada. We
are delighted to once again celebrate SIRIUS Canada's accomplishments,"
said John Hughes, Partner, Private Company Services, Deloitte.
About Canada's Best Managed Companies
Celebrating its 18th anniversary, Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies
continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed
companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year since the launch
of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have
competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process
that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are
granted on three levels: 1) Best Managed winner (one of the 50 new
winners selected each year); 2) Requalified member (repeat winners
retain the Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject
to annual operational and financial review); 3) Platinum Club member
(winners that maintain Best Managed status for a minimum of six
consecutive years.) Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, National Post,
and Queen's School of Business. For further information, visit www.canadas50best.com
About SIRIUS Canada
SIRIUS Satellite Radio Canada, one of Canada's 50 Best Managed
Companies, is the country's leading audio entertainment company with
more than one million subscribers.
SIRIUS offers 120 channels of commercial-free music, premium sports,
news, talk and entertainment programming from studios in Vancouver,
Toronto, Montreal and New York. SIRIUS offers listeners unparalleled
coast-to-coast signal coverage and digital quality sound broadcast from
four high-orbit satellites.
SIRIUS is the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the CFL, NFL and
NASCAR and broadcasts live play-by-play games of the CFL and NFL games.
SIRIUS is also the exclusive satellite radio home of CBC's Hockey Night
in Canada Radio. In addition, SIRIUS broadcasts live NASCAR races,
Barclays English Premier League and UEFA Champions League soccer.
SIRIUS products for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are available in
more than 3,500 retail locations, including Best Buy, Canadian Tire,
Centre Hi-Fi, Costco, Dumoulin, Future Shop, Home Hardware, London
Drugs, Staples, The Source, Visions, Wal-Mart and 2001 Audio Video.
SIRIUS Canada's automotive partners include Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley,
BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Jaguar, Jeep, Land Rover, Lincoln, Mazda,
Mercedes Benz, MINI, Mitsubishi, Pana-Pacific, Subaru, Volkswagen,
Volvo and the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA). SIRIUS automotive
partners make up nearly 60 per cent of light vehicle sales in Canada.
All SIRIUS programming is available for a monthly subscription fee of
only $14.99. To listen to SIRIUS live, or to purchase a SIRIUS radio
and subscription visit www.sirius.ca.
SOURCE SIRIUS Canada
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