Corus is a leading media and content company that creates and delivers high quality brands and content for audiences around the world. Founded in 1999 by JR Shaw, the company was built from media assets originally owned by Shaw Communications. Since its inception, Corus' asset base has continued to grow through strategic acquisitions and a strong operating discipline. On April 1, 2016 the company acquired Shaw Media's powerful portfolio of television brands. Corus Entertainment's stock is found on the TSX under the symbol CJR.B.