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CRTC’s own regulations undermine survival of local TV stations: Fecan

News | 04/23/2009 7:02 pm EDT

American stations are baffled by a CRTC rule that allows cable and satellite companies to re-transmit local TV stations – a situation that is creating unfair competition for local stations and undermining their financial survival, CTVglobemedia president and CEO Ivan Fecan told the House of Commons Heritage Committee yesterday.

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