Irving Vs. Irving: Canada's Feuding Billionaires And The Stories They Won't Tell

September 1, 2015|
Irving Vs. Irving: Canada's Feuding Billionaires And The Stories They Won't Tell by Jacques Poitras
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The inside story of how these ambitious, often ruthless entrepreneurs came to dominate the economic and political affairs of Atlantic Canada, and how they learned to love the property that perplexed them most: their media monopoly
     They are Canada''s third wealthiest family and one of the largest private landowners in the U.S.A. ... And yet they operate almost entirely in secret.
     They are the Irvings. And they have always placed a premium on discretion and family unity. They built their empire--which includes Canada''s largest refinery, soon to be linked by pipeline to Alberta''s oil fields--by remaining private. The Irvings also control all of New Brunswick''s English daily newspapers, which often allowed the family''s business pursuits to escape journalistic scrutiny. In Irving vs. Irving, veteran journalist Jacques Poitras tells the story of how these ambitious, often ruthless entrepreneurs came to dominate the economic and political affairs of Atlantic Canada, and how they learned to love the property that perplexed them most: their media monopoly.
JACQUES POITRAS has been the provincial affairs reporter for CBC News in New Brunswick since 2000. He is the author of three previous books: The Right Fight: Bernard Lord and the Conservative Dilemma, Beaverbrook: A Shattered Legacy, which was a finalist for the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction, and Imaginary L...
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Title:Irving Vs. Irving: Canada's Feuding Billionaires And The Stories They Won't Tell
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:368 pages, 8.25 X 5.28 X 0.95 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 8.25 X 5.28 X 0.95 in
Published:September 1, 2015
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780143189954

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