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Jean-Pierre Blais at Local TV hearing

Jan 26, 2016

CRTC Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais comments on FRIENDS' suggestion that an additional 1% BDU contribution may be needed to keep independent local stations in small communities on the air and his concern that the CRTC might be blamed for increasing the cost of television services.

Related Documents:

Jan 26, 2016 — Policy Brief — FRIENDS presentation to the CRTC on Local Television (BN CRTC 2015-421)
FRIENDS tells Canada's broadcast regulator that without prompt action from the CRTC, many local TV stations, particularly in small and medium markets, will likely fail.