Western International Communications

former Canada Media Conpany

WIC Western International Communications Ltd.[a] (or WIC) was a Canadian media company. It operated from 1982 to 2017. Operations included television and radio.

WIC Western International Communications Ltd.
Founded1982; 41 years ago (1982)
Defunct2017; 6 years ago (2017)
FateAssets sold to Canwest Global (now Shaw Media), Shaw Communications, and Corus Entertainment
SuccessorShaw Communications
Canwest Global
Corus Entertainment
ProductsSpecialty channels, broadcasting, satellite distribution


  1. The company's full legal name included, seemingly redundantly, both the "WIC" acronym and its expanded form.[1]


  1. "SHAW COMMUNICATIONS BUYS WIC WESTERN INTERNATIONAL". The New York Times. April 18, 1998. Retrieved June 26, 2020.