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Quebec groups call for overhaul of community TV; CRTC review pending

News | 07/06/2000 4:00 am EDT

The CRTC plans to review the future of community channels in Canada within the next few months, after receiving hundreds of complaints about how cable operators are operating the local channels. The criticism has been particularly vocal in Quebec, where individuals, organizations and institutions have written asking that the regulator hold a proceeding to clearly define what it meant, and required from, community television. The Bloc Quebecois is among the critics.

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