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Champagne directed to focus on UBF, rules for online platforms

Briefs | 01/18/2021 10:13 am EST
Minister of Innovation François-Philippe Champagne on Sept. 14, 2020./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

New Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne’s new mandate letter has less of a telecom focus than that issued to his predecessor, directing him to support rural broadband and regulating online platforms, but including no reference to telecom affordability

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