Bell Canada, Inc. provides communications solutions to consumers and businesses. It offers residential services, including local and long distance telephone, Internet access, and digital television services. The company also provides wireless voice and data communications products and services to residential and business customers across Canada. In addition, it offers end-to-end solutions to its small and medium-sized business customers ranging from network design and integration to servers, desktop management, and business applications. Further, the company provides security, call centre, storage, and vertical industry solutions, including CPE and infrastructure solutions, IT consulting and...
1000 rue de La Gauchetière Ouest
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Founded in 1880
Bell Canada and Bell Aliant Complete Exchange of Bell Aliant Notes for Bell Canada Debentures
Nov 20 14
Bell Canada and Bell Aliant Regional Communications, Limited Partnership announced the completion of a previously announced transaction to exchange all Bell Aliant Medium Term and Floating Rate Medium Term Notes for Bell Canada Debentures having the same financial terms. Those terms include coupon, maturity and redemption price. Specifically, the following Bell Canada Debentures, which are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by BCE Inc., were issued in exchange for the previously held Bell Aliant Notes: Bell Canada 5.41% Debentures, Series M-32, due September 26, 2016 issued in exchange for Bell Aliant 5.41% Medium Term Notes, Series 2, due September 26, 2016; Bell Canada 5.52% Debentures, Series M-33, due February 26, 2019 issued in exchange for Bell Aliant 5.52% Medium Term Notes, Series 4, due February 26, 2019; Bell Canada 6.17% Debentures, Series M-34, due February 26, 2037 issued in exchange for Bell Aliant 6.17% Medium Term Notes, Series 5, due February 26, 2037; Bell Canada 4.37% Debentures, Series M-35, due September 13, 2017 issued in exchange for Bell Aliant 4.37% Medium Term Notes, Series 7, due September 13, 2017; Bell Canada 4.88% Debentures, Series M-36, due April 26, 2018 issued in exchange for Bell Aliant 4.88% Medium Term Notes, Series 8, due April 26, 2018; Bell Canada 3.54% Debentures, Series M-37, due June 12, 2020 issued in exchange for Bell Aliant 3.54% Medium Term Notes, Series 9, due June 12, 2020; and Bell Canada Floating Rate Debentures, Series M-38, due April 22, 2016 issued in exchange for Bell Aliant Floating Rate Medium Term Notes, Series 10, due April 22, 2016. The note exchange transaction is part of Bell's strategy to simplify its capital structure and enhance administrative efficiencies by concentrating public debt into a single issuer. As a result of the note exchange transaction, Bell Aliant and its guarantors have been discharged of their obligations under the Bell Aliant Notes and the related trust indenture.
Gordon Nixon Joins Board of Directors of BCE Inc. and Bell Canada
Nov 4 14
BCE Inc. announced the appointment of Gordon M. Nixon, CM, O. Ont., as a director of BCE and Bell Canada. Mr. Nixon will serve as a member of the Board's Management Resources and Compensation Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee. President and Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Bank of Canada from August 2001 to August 2014, Mr. Nixon previously served as Chief Executive Officer of RBC Dominion Securities Inc. from December 1999 to April 2001.
BCE Inc. and Bell Canada, Inc. Announce Management Changes
Nov 3 14
Glen LeBlanc, formerly Chief Financial Officer of Bell Aliant, will become CFO of BCE Inc. and Bell Canada when BCE's current Chief Financial Officer Siim Vanaselja retires in the second quarter of 2015. Until then, Mr. LeBlanc will serve as BCE's Senior Vice President, Finance. The Board of Directors of BCE announced the appointment of Robert Dexter, QC, as a director of BCE Inc. and Bell Canada. Formerly a director of Bell Aliant, Mr. Dexter will also serve as a member of BCE's Audit Committee and Pension Fund Committee. Mr. Dexter is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Maritime Travel Inc. and Chairman of Sobeys Inc. and Empire Company Limited. Mr. Dexter has extensive experience in the communications sector, having served as a director of Maritime Tel & Tel Limited from 1997 to 1999 prior to joining the Aliant and later the Bell Aliant boards. Mr. Dexter is also a director of High Liner Foods Inc., Wajax Corporation and counsel to the law firm Stewart McKelvey.