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CRTC’s Scott comments on Marouf controversy, vows to review costs awards

Briefs | 10/13/2022 4:20 pm EDT
CRTC chairman Ian Scott appears at the House of Commons public accounts committee on Dec. 12, 2018./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

CRTC chair Ian Scott issued a statement on Thursday over the controversy about cost awards going to the Community Media Advocacy Centre. According to a report in the Globe and Mail, the CMAC has received half a million dollars from the Broadcast Participation Fund since 2016. The matter became contentious when CMAC consultant Laith Marouf tweeted out remarks that have been labeled as antisemetic. 

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