Private broadcasters want access to funding, but less prime time requirements
News | 03/01/2002 5:00 am EST
Private television broadcasters should be able to access subsidies for the production of Canadian programming, but they don’t want to have to air the resulting shows during prime time, their lobby group tells the Parliamentary committee studying the relevance of the Broadcasting Act. In its written submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) says no changes are needed to the Act, but proposes five strategic initiatives it feels the government should "implement on a priority basis".
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