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CRTC gives Bell Media a month to pay tangible benefits shortfall


OTTAWA – The CRTC has ordered Bell Media to pay over $400,000 in outstanding tangible benefits after denying the broadcaster’s request to overturn an earlier decision.The Commission notified Bell Media in May 2017 that an audit had turned up issues with several of the expenditures it claimed towards meeting its tangible benefit requirements for the 2013-2014 broadcast year.  The broadcaster replied by filing an application that the Commission reverse part of its earlier decision, claiming that it did not have the opportunity to comment on certain evidence upon which the Commission relied to reach its decision.The CRTC denied that request...