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Melinda Rogers-Hixon Wants Peace With Her Brother But Deep Rifts Remain

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Melinda Rogers-Hixon at her home in Toronto.
Melinda Rogers-Hixon at her home in Toronto.Photographer: Della Rollins/Bloomberg

Melinda Rogers-Hixon wants peace -- within her family and inside the boardroom of Canada’s largest wireless and cable company.

Perched on a sofa inside her home in one of Toronto’s most upscale neighborhoods, the heiress of the Rogers Communications Inc. empire is working hard to project an air of calm diplomacy.