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CBC president likens Netflix to colonialism

News | 01/31/2019 4:27 pm EST
Janet Yale moderates a panel discussion between Bell's Mike Cosentino, Netflix Canada head Stéphane Cardin, CBC president Catherine Tait, Corus CEO Doug Murphy and CMPA president Reynolds Mastin in Ottawa on Jan. 31, 2019./ Photo by Anja Karadeglija.

OTTAWA CBC/Radio-Canada’s president Catherine Tait compared Netflix Inc.’s worldwide presence to the damage done by European colonialism, comments she made at a high-profile industry event Thursday where representatives from every sector of Canadian broadcasting outflanked the global streaming giant with calls for it to be regulated.

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