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Digital channel leak stuns CRTC and industry; internal review underway

News | 12/07/2000 5:00 am EST

The CRTC is conducting an internal investigation into how a confidential list of digital specialty channel winners ended up on the front page of the National Post on Nov. 24, about two weeks before the decision was to be released publicly. Commission officials say the article came as a shock, although Canadian Communications Reports has learned that several people in industry were aware of the 16 English-language winners several days before the article appeared.

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