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CRTC can’t change policy on third-language services in middle of game: Ethnic Channels

News | 10/22/2004 4:00 am EDT

Canadian-owned Ethnic Channels Group has big plans to eventually bring 30 third-language channels into Canada, but a wrench could be thrown into its scheme if the CRTC makes policy changes. The commission is currently reviewing its approach to granting foreign-owned third-language services into the country, with both a Canadian Heritage-appointed panel (CCR, Oct. 7/04) and the Canadian Cable Telecommunications Commission (CCTA) calling for a liberalization of the one-channel-per-genre policy (CCR Update, Oct. 15/04).

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