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CRTC urges government to revamp spectrum rules to free up new FM slots

News | 02/14/2001 5:00 am EST

Radio competition in the Toronto market could reach new heights if Industry Canada acts on a CRTC recommendation to make room for up to 16 new FM channels in the country’s largest and most spectrum-congested market. Responding to an Order in Council on the possibility of introducing more ethnic radio stations in Toronto, the commission released a report Jan. 31 saying it’s willing to issue more licences. But first it needs more radio spectrum.

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