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CAB tells CRTC it must act now


By Denis Carmel GATINEAU – In the reply phase in the CRTC’s “Call for comments on an application by the Canadian Association of Broadcasters requesting regulatory relief for Canadian broadcasters in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the Canadian Association of Broadcasters re-iterated their members’ situation is dire and help can’t be delayed. As readers will remember, the CAB filed an application in July saying its members expect to be in non-compliance on their Cancon spending for the 2019–2020 broadcast year, which ended on August 31st, due to the impact of the Covid-19 crisis. In response, the Commission issued a Notice...