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Rumours of Industry, Heritage rift on C-48 denied after MP’s comments in House

News | 03/07/2002 5:00 am EST

A senior government official is defending Ottawa’s Internet retransmission legislative process in the strongest possible terms even as rumours persist that as-yet-announced regulations are being bogged down by departmental in-fighting. Michèle Gervais, head of Industry Canada’s Intellectual Property Branch, tells Canadian NEW MEDIA that allegations of a rift between her department and Canadian Heritage are wrong.

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