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Reconciliation to play role in new CRTC chair’s mandate: Joly

News | 06/16/2017 3:03 pm EDT
Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly addresses the Future of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Broadcasting national conference at the University of Ottawa on June 15./The Wire Report photo by Charelle Evelyn.

OTTAWA — The next chair of the CRTC will have a more explicit focus on furthering reconciliation with Canada’s indigenous people, Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly suggested Thursday, referencing the regulator’s decision handed down Wednesday that granted five licences for Aboriginal radio stations across the country.

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