Opinion

Feds should revisit CRTC’s pick-and-pay TV policy

The CRTC's decisions on pick-and-pay TV are forecast to kill more than 15,000 good jobs, deal a $1.4-billion hit to Canada's GDP and slash $400-million in spending on Canadian TV shows—all while shrinking our cultural and democratic universe.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau has been conducting pre-budget consulations. One policy with economic ramifications is the CRTC's decision to allow pick-and-pay TV, says FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By IAN MORRISON

PUBLISHED : Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 12:00 AM

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