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Keep CanCon requirements for Rogers community radio, FRPC tells CRTC

Briefs | 12/01/2022 9:35 am EST
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The Forum for Research and Policy in Communications (FRPC) told the commission to keep a 40 per cent Canadian content requirement baked into the condition of licence for a Rogers Communications Inc. radio station in Edmonton, Alta.

“What Rogers has failed to demonstrate is how reducing the level of Canadian content will improve CHBN-FM’s performance, given Rogers has also said that one key cause of its station’s financial performance is the global pandemic,” the intervention, signed by FRPC’s executive director Monica Auer, states.

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