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BCE paints itself as white knight that can save CTV & Canada’s broadcasting system

News | 07/19/2000 4:00 am EDT

BCE Inc has voluntarily exceeded regulatory and Canadian content obligations to convince federal regulators that its plan for CTV Inc is the best remedy for Canada’s largest private broadcaster and for the country’s broadcasting industry as a whole. In an application that’s sure to impress even the most skeptical industry watchers, BCE subsidiary BCE Media has tabled a $230-million benefits package that hits virtually every public policy hot button.

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