Cogeco Diffusion

Cogeco Diffusion

April 11, 2011 15:51 ET

Cogeco Diffusion Granted Interim Injunction Against Two Former Employees

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - April 11, 2011) - Cogeco Diffusion, the radio broadcasting subsidiary of COGECO Inc. (TSX:CGO), was granted an interim injunction today by the Superior Court of Québec against two former employees, Sébastien Lavoie and Jean-Pascal Lemelin, respectively the former Program Manager and Music Director and former Assistant Program Manager and Music Director for Québec City radio station CFOM (102,9 FM) and the Québec City and regional CKOI radio stations. Mr. Lavoie and Mr. Lemelin resigned on March 29, 2011 and left the company the same day.

The purpose of this injunction is to preserve confidential program data belonging to Cogeco Diffusion and contains non-competition, loyalty and confidentiality orders.

About Cogeco Diffusion

Cogeco Diffusion is a subsidiary of COGECO Inc., a diversified communications company whith subordinate voting shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:CGO). Cogeco Diffusion operates thirteen (13) radio stations in the province of Québec: Rythme FM Montréal, CKOI-FM, 98.5 FM, The 92.5 FM and CKAC-AM in Montréal, FM 93 and 102,9 FM in Québec City, CKOI FM Gatineau in Ottawa-Gatineau, CIME-FM in Saint-Jérôme, Rythme FM Sherbrooke and CKOI-FM in Sherbrooke, Rythme FM Trois-Rivières and CKOI FM Trois-Rivières in Trois-Rivières, making it one of Québec's largest radio broadcasters.

Contact Information

  • Pierre Martineau
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