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CBC entertaining buyers for transmission system; decision could be made by the fall

News | 05/25/2000 4:00 am EDT

Canadian Broadcasting Corp president Robert Rabinovitch revealed to a Parliamentary committee that six suitors are interesting in bidding for the public broadcaster's massive transmission infrastructure. Appearing May 16 before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, he said money raised from selling the transmission system won't save the 14 supper-hour news casts that will be cut. But it could provide stability to other programming.

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