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Claire Anderson appointed CRTC commish for Yukon

Media | 07/05/2019 1:16 pm EDT

The CRTC has filled the last of its open commissioner slots, as Yukon lawyer Claire Anderson has been named to the vacant seat representing British Columbia and the Yukon.  Anderson, who practices law at the Whitehorse firm Lackowicz & Hoffman, will begin her term on Aug. 26, according to a press release. She is also a member of Taku River Tlingit First Nation, and will be the sole Indigenous commissioner, and only the second Indigenous person appointed to the CRTC since 1968.  There have long been calls for increased Indigenous representation at the CRTC.  The appointment of...