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Péladeau calls for CBC to be banned from advertising, charging for content

Briefs | 01/19/2021 5:31 pm EST
Quebecor Inc. CEO Pierre Karl Péladeau speaks at a media event in Montreal in August 2019./ Photo by Anja Karadeglija.

Quebecor Inc. CEO Pierre Karl Péladeau has called on the CRTC to recentre the mission of CBC/Radio-Canada to a “true public interest mission” where the public broadcaster does not receive any advertising income, stating it should move towards a model of complementary, rather than competitive behaviour. 

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