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ADR assured Videotron must keep it until dispute resolved

Media | 01/22/2016 5:28 pm EST

The CRTC has told officials representing ADR.TV and Quebecor Inc.'s Videotron that the latter must maintain distribution of the former as the CRTC sorts through a dispute between the two parties. The letter from the CRTC, dated Jan. 20, was made in response to an application from the public safety TV channel ADR (Avis de recherche) that sought to have the CRTC force Videotron to honour a standstill order, with ADR saying Videotron has been arguing to have the standstill agreement revoked. Julia Bresee, a senior analyst at the CRTC specializing in dispute resolution, said in the letter...