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Lack of subsidies will limit participation by “ordinary Canadians” in new media review

News | 10/22/2008 8:56 pm EDT

Participation by non-commercial, public and consumer groups will be limited in the CRTC‘s new media review because legislation only allows for such subsidies in telecom proceedings, warns the Public Interest Advocacy Centre. The alternative, says PIAC, is to make a complaint in the form of a "tin cup rattle" for assistance, which usually goes unheeded.

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