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Media sector, senator back change to ad tax exemption

Briefs | 06/06/2018 3:47 pm EDT
Media advocacy groups presented their position that a tax change should occur to help fund local news in Canada on Tuesday June 3, 2018. / Screenshot via Parlvu.

OTTAWA — A proposal to eliminate a tax exemption for advertising on foreign digital media received support from the production sector and a senator on Tuesday, though any action on the proposal appears unlikely before the conclusion of the newly-launched review of the Telecom Act and Broadcasting Act.

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