CBC Saskatchewan

Past Episodes: October 2010 Archives

Behind the scenes of a hostile takeover

Ever since BHP Billiton made its bid for Potash Corp. we've been hearing all about hostile takeover bids.  But what makes it hostile?  And what's happening behind the scenes?  Garth finds out.

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Potash royalties a royal mess

Jack Mintz has forgotten more about royalty regimes than most people will ever know.  He says the reason the province will lose money if BHP Billiton's takeover bid for Potash Corp is successful isn't because of foreign ownership.  The issue is that Saskatchewan's potash royalty system is flawed.

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Feeling the potash love?

BHP Billiton and Potash Corp. are doing their best to win over people in Saskatchewan.  So are you swooning over all the attention?  Garth spoke to a marketing professor and we took your calls.

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