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Broadcasters, cable operators praise Copps’ support of lower CRTC licence fees

News | 11/09/2001 5:00 am EST

Broadcasters and cable operators are applauding Canadian Heritage minister Sheila Copps’ support of a quest for relief from paying the government more than it costs to regulate them. Speaking Oct. 29 at the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) convention in Ottawa, Copps said she would lobby her government to lower the broadcast industry’s CRTC licence fees.

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