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Rejected CRTC applicant wants bigger role for French-language community radio; hearing begins Jan. 20

News | 01/05/2009 8:51 pm EST

Having lost its bid to operate a FM community radio station in Ottawa – and then succeeding in persuading Canadian Heritage to force the CRTC to reconsider its decision – an eastern Ontario group is now pushing the regulator to extend the reach of community radio and provincial public broadcasters for Francophone listeners living outside of Quebec.

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