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Lincoln calls separate foreign ownership study by Industry committee “unfortunate”

News | 12/05/2002 5:00 am EST

The chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage says it’s "unfortunate" that Industry Canada has decided to move ahead with a separate review of foreign ownership restrictions in the telecommunications industry. Clifford Lincoln, whose committee’s study of the Canadian broadcasting system is currently in the midst of hearings on media consolidation and foreign ownership (see story in this issue), worries that public confusion might result if the separate reviews result in conflicting recommendations.

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