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A whistleblower, an NFT pioneer, a scion and more: The Logic’s newsmakers of 2021

It’s been a year of big transitions: A moment of reckoning for Facebook. A family struggle for control of one of Canada’s biggest telecom companies. And a jump start for NFTs, thanks to the Canadian company behind NBA Top Shot collectibles.

As 2021 comes to a close, here are the newsmakers of the year, as chosen by The Logic’s newsroom:

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