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Policy Briefs — 1998

As part of its advocacy work, FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting frequently makes submissions and presentations to the CRTC, Parliamentary Committees, and other bodies.

Nov 1, 1998 — Policy Brief

Submission to CRTC re New Media [PN CRTC 1998-82 - Phase II]

Friends makes submissions to CRTC regarding policy toward New Media under Broadcasting Act

Jun 30, 1998 — Policy Brief

Submission to CRTC re Canadian Television Policy [PN CRTC 1998-44]

Friends’ report to CRTC on state of Canadian Television, recommendations for policy changes

Jun 25, 1998 — Policy Brief

Letter to CRTC opposing Rogers Communications investment in CTV Sportsnet [PN CRTC 1998-49]

Friends opposes Rogers’ attempt to invest in Sportsnet, fears vertical integration will create undue preference

Feb 5, 1998 — Policy Brief

Letter to CRTC re Shaw Communications' bid to take over Sportscope [PN CRTC 1997-158]

Friends opposes Shaw’s attempt to invest in Sportscope, fearing undue preference based on Shaw’s past record