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Conservative Would Trash CRTC
Date: Friday, June 11 2004
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Ian Jack

Financial Post

June 11, 2004



OTTAWA - Television producers and broadcasters would be devastated under a Conservative Party plan to radically reduce the role of the federal communications regulator and allow U.S. satellite services into the country, the head of the Canadian Film and Television Production Association says.



The Conservative Party's candidate handbook says the regulator should be reduced to registering channels and a Conservative government would negotiate an agreement with the United States to allow DirectTV and other U.S. satellite TV services into Canada.


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