Cable & Telecom

UPDATED: Judith LaRocque named acting CRTC chair

GATINEAU - As reported, Judith LaRocque has been appointed acting chair of the CRTC for the next four months effective immediately, Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly confirmed Monday.LaRocque (pictured) recently filled in at the Commission as acting vice-chair of broadcasting from November 2016 to May 2017.  In addition to "extensive experience in the broadcasting field", she has been Secretary to the Governor General, Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage, and Canada’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris.This interim appointment will ensure the continuous and efficient operation of the CRTC, reads the news release, which also thanked former chair...

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