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Bill expanding CRTC powers becomes law

Briefs | 12/17/2014 7:19 pm EST

The government’s budget bill, which gives the CRTC the ability to impose fines and allows the regulator to exert control over companies that operate telecom services but do not own network infrastructure, received royal assent Tuesday.

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