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Weighing the pros and cons of a single Communications Act

News | 06/12/2008 4:47 pm EDT

A former CRTC vice-chair and a veteran communications lawyer agree that Canada should consider the merits of merging current broadcasting and telecom legislation into a single, unified Communications Act. But they caution that such a move will require some serious soul searching in terms of policy objectives, and a willingness to re-open the debate over foreign ownership of cultural content.

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