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Heritage committee concerned over review of foreign ownership in telecom

News | 12/20/2002 5:00 am EST

Liberalizing foreign ownership rules for telecommunications firms will ultimately lead to similar changes in the broadcasting industry, most members of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage believe. The Heritage committee, which has been looking at media consolidation and foreign ownership as part of its broad review of the Canadian broadcasting system, has been warned by key players in the broadcasting sector that such an outcome would threaten Canadian content.

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