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Shaw Communications Named One of Canada's Top 100 Employers

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Shaw Communications Named One of Canada's Top 100 Employers11:30 EDT Wednesday, October 10, 2012CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 10, 2012) - Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR) is honoured to be recognized today as one of the Top 100 Employers in Canada, as part of Mediacorp Canada's annual survey. "We are humbled to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, and first and foremost have our 14,500 employees to thank for their tireless work and support," said Brad Shaw, Chief Executive Officer, Shaw Communications Inc. "Our people are the key to our success and we are committed to making Shaw one of the best places in Canada for employees to build their careers."More than 3,250 employers took part in the survey and are graded on eight key areas: physical environment, work atmosphere and communications, health benefits, financial benefits and compensation, family-friendly policies, program for older employees, employee engagement, training and development, vacation policy and paid days off and community involvement.The Canada's Top 100 Employers competition is an editorial project organized by Mediacorp Canada Inc. For more information please visit www.shaw.ca. About Shaw Communications Inc.Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified communications and media company, providing consumers with broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Home Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business), satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct) and engaging programming content (through Shaw Media). Shaw serves 3.4 million customers, through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw Media operates one of the largest conventional television networks in Canada, Global Television, and 19 specialty networks including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, History Television and Showcase. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR). For more information about Shaw, please visit www.shaw.ca. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Kara BusseyShaw Communications Inc.Media Relations(403) 750-7453kara.bussey@sjrb.cawww.shaw.ca