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BlackBerry has been active in ensuring its views are known in Ottawa and that Ottawa is aware a foreign sale is one of the options on the table for the company.
BlackBerry has been active in ensuring its views are known in Ottawa and that Ottawa is aware a foreign sale is one of the options on the table for the company.
(Matthew Sherwood For The Globe and Mail)

What has BlackBerry been up to in Ottawa?

Now that BlackBerry Ltd. is officially for sale, the focus will naturally turn to what Ottawa will have to say about any bids that emerge.

A foreign takeover would put Ottawa in the spotlight, raising the prospect that Canadian jobs would be lost. Such issues have been front and centre in other major takeover bids in recent years, including the offers from Asian state-controlled enterprises for major energy producers, and the hostile bid for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan that the government eventually turned down.