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Access to capital or selling out to foreign players? Ownership debate continues

News | 04/30/2002 4:00 am EDT

Discussions surrounding current foreign ownership limits for telecom and broadcasting companies continue unabated as both sides of the debate remain divided on the benefits to and impact on Canadian common carriers. While proponents of relaxing current limits believe Canadian companies would gain access to more foreign capital, those opposed to the idea say loosening rules simply provides an easy way out for struggling companies.

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