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January 30, 2007 08:30 ET

Shaw TV to Air 'Black Ice -The Truth About Crystal Meth'

Eye-opening Special to Air Across Alberta February 7, 2007

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 30, 2007) - Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR) today announced plans to produce and air a 90 minute eye-opening special about Crystal Meth and its social and economic impact within the province of Alberta. Hosted by Shaw TV host, Helena DeVries, 'Black Ice - The Truth About Crystal Meth' will feature Shaw TV reporters from Edmonton and Calgary in a revealing and in-depth look at what Crystal Meth is, its history and the dangers associated with making and using it.

Black Ice will investigate where this drug is being used most in Alberta, the social and economic impact it has on the province, and what the "Premier's Task Force on Crystal Meth (2006)" recommends to stop the problem.

"Shaw is proud to broadcast this gripping special to all Albertans and help educate as many people as possible on the effects Crystal Meth has on Alberta residents," said Peter Bissonnette, President of Shaw Communications, Inc. "Crystal Meth is a rampant problem in Alberta, and Shaw believes it's time to raise awareness about the devastating consequences associated with this drug and let Albertans know what they can do to help put a stop to Crystal Meth in their province."

The special will also feature a panel of stakeholders with representatives from The Premier's Task Force on Crystal Meth (2006), AADAC, law enforcement agencies, AARC, the medical profession, and those impacted firsthand by Crystal Meth.

'Black Ice - The Truth About Crystal Meth' airs province-wide on February 7, 2007 from 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Shaw TV and ACCESS TV. Shaw Digital TV customers will also be able to watch the program at their convenience at no cost on Shaw Video On Demand beginning February 7, 2007.

About Shaw Communications Inc.

Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified Canadian communications company whose core business is providing broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet, Digital Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business Solutions) and satellite direct-to-home services (through Star Choice) to 3.1 million customers. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR).

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