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CBC funding absent in budget 2023; gov. cracking down on telecom fees

News | 03/28/2023 6:44 pm EDT
CBC funding absent in budget 2023; gov. cracking down on telecom fees
Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland holds a media availability at the Sir John A. MacDonald building on Nov. 23, 2020 in Ottawa (photo by Andrew Meade).

Public broadcasting advocacy group Friends is “frustrated” that the federal government has left out the CBC/ Radio-Canada from its 2023 budget, released Tuesday. Meanwhile, on the telecom side, the government is cracking down on telecom “junk fees” and device charges.

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