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Canada’s wireless lobby pushes gov’t to improve tax structure for industry

News | 10/28/2002 5:00 am EST
The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) continues to push the federal government to decrease spectrum licence fees and other government-imposed costs that it believes actually hurt the overall economy. In comments to Industry Canada’s innovation strategy consultation, the CWTA suggests that by reducing the costs imposed on its members the government would actually encourage more innovation. The CWTA made similar arguments to the department in its comments on Revisions to the 1992 Spectrum Policy Framework for Canada (DGTP 004-02; RoW, Oct. 15/02).

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