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CRTC asks for feedback on broadcast amendments

OTTAWA – The CRTC is asking for comments on the wording to its proposed amendments that range from allowing BDUs to use of new forms of targeted advertising, to who will contribute to the new Local Programming Improvement Fund. The changes will impact present regulations contained in the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations, the Television Broadcasting Regulations (1987), the Pay Television Regulations (1990), and the Specialty Services Regulations (1990). Comments are due by May 3, 2009, and all regulations are scheduled to come in to force on September 1, 2009. To read the full notice, click here.