By Denis CarmelAPTN, TV5/UNIS TV and Weather Networks all renewedGATINEAU – On the day before the expiry of their licences, the CRTC renewed the must-carry status of the Aboriginal People Television Network (APTN), TV5/UNIS TV and Pelmorex’s The Weather Network/MétéoMédia (TWN/MM) channels.APTN had requested to lower the obligation of Canadian content from 75% to 70% to showcase more non-Canadian aboriginal content and lowering obligation to purchase less content from independent producers from 80% to 75%, in line with other broadcasters but was denied by the CRTC. However, the Commission granted it a four-cent monthly rate increase to bring it to $0.35 per...
MUST-CARRIES: Rate increase for APTN but a cut to Weather
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