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No new radio stations will be added in Hamilton and Burlington: CRTC

Briefs | 10/21/2015 7:59 pm EDT

CRTC announced Wednesday that the Hamilton, Ont. and Burlington, Ont. radio market cannot add any more commercial radio stations, turning away an application filed by Byrnes Communications Inc.  and stating it will no longer issue a call for applications for new commercial radio stations.

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