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Federal Court of Appeal supports CRTC’s right to revoke Quebec radio licence

News | 09/09/2005 4:00 am EDT
The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld the CRTC’s decision to revoke the licence of a Quebec City talk and alternative rock radio station for repeatedly airing offensive and abusive comments, and ruled the commission has the right to enforce broadcasting policies. But CHOI-FM is expected to remain on the airwaves until the case makes its way to the Supreme Court of Canada, as Patrice Demers, president of the radio station’s parent company Genex Communications Inc., has indicated he will seek leave to appeal the decision.

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