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A Wind Mobile store.
A Wind Mobile store.
(Sarah Dea for The Globe and Mail)

A Streetwise betting card for Ottawa’s wireless dilemma

The big wireless carriers are daring the government of Stephen Harper to do something drastic to save a dream of more competition in the cellphone business.

History suggests the Conservative government will react, and strongly.

BCE Inc. and Telus Corp. essentially dared the government to stop income trusts by threatening to become one. So the government killed trusts.