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Expedited third-language programming regime is long overdue: Ethnic Channels

News | 12/06/2006 5:00 am EST

Almost two years after it eliminated the competitiveness test for foreign-owned, third-language general interest specialty channels (CCR, Dec. 20/2004), the CRTC issued a public notice last month that should finally level the playing field for Canadian broadcasters with similar services.

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