Jack Layton and the NDP said boo about the LBO of BCE which will see cell phone bills sky rocket and price competition plummet. How did Jack think Teachers' was planning on paying off the $44 billion in leveraged buyout debt used to acquire BCE.....a yard sale?
July 8, 2008
Subject: NDP says NO to text message cash-grab
Thank you for your previous email. I am writing you today to tell you
that we have launched an online petition calling on cell phone providers
to act in the interest of consumers and cancel the text message
We are appalled at the move by the cell phone companies, Bell Mobility
and TELUS Mobility, to charge 15 cents for all incoming text messages.
For more information on this issue, please see the following article:
If you are against this text-message cash-grab, I encourage you to sign
our petition at: http://www.ndp.ca/page/6577, join the Facebook group
at: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=42606695760, and tell your
I want you to know that you can count on the NDP to speak out for
fairness and fight for the issues that matter to you. All the best.
Jack Layton, MP (Toronto-Danforth)
Leader, New Democratic Party of Canada
Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Posted by Fillibluster at 7:18 PM