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Anyone else wondering how federal Industry Minister James Moore must be feeling now that it turns out that Ottawa has tied the success of its much-vaunted national wireless strategy to a company controlled by an avowed Quebec separatist?

Just last month, Mr. Moore was effusive in his praise for Quebecor Inc., after the company’s wireless unit forked out $233-million at auction to acquire prime blocks of wireless spectrum in southern and eastern Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, as well as an expanded presence in its core Quebec market.

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