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CEO says Copyright Board to ‘run tighter ship’

Media | 12/06/2018 12:24 pm EST

OTTAWA — The Copyright Board will work to address long-standing criticism over how long it takes to issue decisions, including by implementing new regulations, CEO Nathalie Théberge told members of the House industry committee. Théberge was asked by Conservative MP Dan Albas why board decisions can take as long as seven years. “How is it even possible to get a decision on a tariff to take that long?” Albas asked. Théberge said that seven-year figure assumes that there are no pauses in an ongoing process, though “in reality a process can be stop and go.” “There are...