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Address diversity gaps when filling CRTC roles, minister told

Media | 01/17/2017 9:52 pm EST

Filling all 13 spots allotted to CRTC commissioners could go a long way in addressing what some are calling decades of ongoing disparity between the demographics of those who make decisions about the country’s broadcasting and telecommunications sectors and the rest of Canada, according to advocacy groups, community broadcasters and researchers keeping an eye on the composition of the regulator. There are six vacant positions on the commission, following the departure of Candice Molnar, whose five-year term as the regional commissioner for Manitoba and Saskatchewan ended Jan. 9. With...