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Rogers focuses on past shortcomings for ethnic must-carry licence

Media | 11/26/2018 5:55 pm EST

GATINEAU, QUE. -- Rogers Communications Inc. is taking what it learned a year ago and is proposing to rectify what a previous CRTC panel said were shortcomings to run its national ethnic channel for a full five-year term. When the CRTC in 2017 granted Rogers the sole licence to operate its OMNI Regional as a mandatory channel broadcasters had to air on their slate of basic service television programs, it handed the licence on a shorter-than-requested three-year basis. It did so because...