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CRTC chair defends private-public split for CTF; reveals next steps to bolster Canadian programming

News | 06/10/2008 3:45 pm EDT

In his first 16 months as chair of the CRTC, Konrad von Finckenstein has overseen hearings into the acquisitions of major broadcast groups CHUM and Alliance Atlantis, as well as the ‘mother of all hearings’ BDU and specialty review. But in his address to the delegates and the Banff World Television Festival Monday morning he focused exclusively on the one hearing he did not chair – the review of the Canadian Television Fund. He also revealed several immediate steps the commission will take to bolster funding for Canadian programming.

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