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Scooter giant Bird will announce its official launch in Canada on Thursday

Scooter giant Bird will officially announce its launch in Canada on Thursday, following months of hiring senior staff and quietly lobbying government officials, The Logic has learned.

Stewart Lyons, former president of wireless carrier Mobilicity and CEO of cloud company TeraGo, will lead Bird’s Canadian operations, according to multiple sources familiar with the company’s plans. The firm has already been approved to launch in Kelowna, B.C., and is now looking to launch in Toronto, Calgary and Edmonton.

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