J.R. Shaw

James Robert Shaw is a Canadian businessman and a self-made billionaire. He was born on 14th August, 1934 in Brigden, Ontario. It was until 1961 that he relocated to Edmonton. He serves as the Executive Chairman of Shaw Communications and also sits on the Board of Directors of Suncor Energy. Shaw is currently listed as one of the top 50 richest people in Canada with an estimated net worth of $1.69 billion.

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Shaw holds a B.A in Business Administration from Michigan State University. He has also received a number of honorary degrees, including those from the Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, University of Calgary and University of Alberta.  In the year 2003, he was named an Officer of the Order of Canada, while in 2008 he was awarded the Alberta Order of Excellence. 

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