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CRTC asks for public input on Canada’s next multi-ethnic channel licensee

Media | 04/17/2018 4:43 pm EDT

The CRTC wants Canadians to weigh in as it considers the candidates competing for a licence for a multi-ethnic channel with mandatory carriage on basic TV packages. It said in a press release Tuesday that it has received eight applications that fulfill its criteria and wants Canadians to send in their comments on the proposals by May 17. It will then hold a public hearing on Oct. 15. Last year, the regulator gave Rogers Communications Inc. a temporary licence to run OMNI Regional as a...