Shaw Communications Inc.
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Shaw Communications Inc.

October 23, 2014 08:05 ET

Shaw Declares Dividend Payable on Preferred Shares

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 23, 2014) - Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.B)(NYSE:SJR) ("Shaw") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared the quarterly dividend on its Cumulative Redeemable Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series A (the "Series A Shares") for the three-month period ended December 31, 2014. The dividend of $0.28125 per Series A Share will be payable on December 31, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2014.

The Series A Shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol SJR.PR.A.

The foregoing dividends are designated as "eligible" dividends for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial legislation.

Shareholders will not be entitled to receive this dividend unless they are holders of record on the record date. There is no entitlement to any dividend prior to such date.

About Shaw Communications

Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified communications and media company. Shaw serves 3.2 million consumers and businesses through a reliable and extensive fibre network. Shaw provides consumers with broadband Internet, WiFi, Digital Phone and Video services. Shaw Business provides businesses with Internet, data, WiFi, telephony, Video and fleet tracking services, and ViaWest provides collocation, cloud and managed services. Shaw Media provides Canadians with engaging programming content through one of Canada's largest conventional television networks, Global Television, and 19 specialty networks, including HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY® and Showcase. 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). For more information about Shaw, please visit www.shaw.ca.

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