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

News | 03/28/2023 6:44 pm EDT
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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