Rogers Communications Mourns Passing of Long Time Director John A. Tory

TORONTO, April 4 /CNW/ - It is with the greatest sadness that Rogers Communications learned this weekend of the unexpected passing of long time company director, friend and great Canadian, John A. Tory.

"Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy go out to Liz Tory and all her family at this time for their loss," said Alan Horn, Chairman of the Board of Rogers Communications. "John was a great man who was kind, wise and generous to everyone. He was a dear friend and confidant of Ted Rogers, the entire Rogers family and everyone at Rogers Communications from our very beginnings. He will be sorely missed in so many respects." 

Funeral arrangements will be announced by the family.

About the company:

Rogers is a diversified public Canadian communications and media company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, and sports entertainment. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit  www.rogers.com

SOURCE Rogers Communications Inc.

For further information:

Media: Terrie Tweddle, Terrie.Tweddle@rci.rogers.com, 416.935.4727
Investors/analysts: Bruce M. Mann, bruce.mann@rci.rogers.com, 416.935.4727


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