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CRTC allows CBC to continue to broadcast blockbuster films during peak hours

News | 08/22/2003 4:00 am EDT

The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. has won a licence amendment from the CRTC that will allow it to continue to broadcast non-Canadian blockbuster films during peak viewing hours, relatively quietly reversing a controversial condition of licence that was imposed during the public broadcaster’s most recent licence renewal in January 2000 (CCR, May 23/03). The CBC declined in 2000 to appeal the licence condition, but in the end still managed to get what it wanted.

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