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Edward Rogers misinterpreting B.C. law on removal of board members: family’s lawyer [Video]

VANCOUVER – The lawyer for the head of the Rogers family trust says his client had a right to remove and replace five directors without a meeting of shareholders, but a lawyer who represents opposing family members argues that’s a simplistic interpretation of corporate laws in British Columbia.

Stephen Schachter, lawyer for Edward Rogers’ mother and two sisters, who are board members, told a B.C. Supreme Court judge Monday that “ordinary resolution” stipulates removal or election of directors must occur at a meeting where shareholders have a right to participate.

That’s part of the long-standing public commitment to strong corporate governance practice by Rogers Communications Inc., Schachter said of the Toronto-based company, which is incorporated in B.C.

“He cannot be thumbing his nose at due process,” Schachter said of Edward Rogers. “This is a publicly traded company.”

Ken McEwan, a lawyer for Edward Rogers, told the court earlier that his …

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Wentworth Mausoleum | Spectroom [Video]

Wentworth Mausoleum is an heritage-listed mausoleum located at Chapel Road, Vaucluse in the Municipality of Woollahra local government area of New South Wales, Australia. It was built from 1872 to 1874 by Mansfield Brothers, architects. It is also known as Wentworth Mausoleum and site. The property is owned by Anglican Church Property Trust and is managed by Sydney Living Museums as part of Vaucluse House. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.