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Emmy win a knock on CRTC rules: critics

Media | 09/19/2016 8:34 pm EDT

Critics of the CRTC’s recent changes to the certified independent production fund (CIPF) policy pointed to Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany’s victory at the Emmy Awards Sunday night as evidence changes were the wrong move. Since the change to lower the eligibility requirement for the number of Canadians working on a project, there has been vocal criticism, especially on social media, that it would only serve to hurt domestic content creators. Maslany, as noted in a Monday press release from BCE Inc.’s Space network, “is the first-ever...