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Old 2012-06-09, 11:45 AM   #1
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Default New CRTC Chairman

The government has appointed a new head to the CRTC.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/stor...pointment.html
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Old 2012-06-09, 12:12 PM   #2
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Jean-Pierre Blais does not appear to be a Robellus yes man based upon his resume.

Thanks goodness. He should start by asking for a new RC Act.
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Old 2012-06-09, 04:09 PM   #3
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Glad to see von-Frankenstein go
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Old 2012-06-09, 07:01 PM   #4
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Me too. The man has a short memory when it comes to implementing consumer friendly mandates. I have no doubt he will do well personally after the favours he granted the broadcasting industry.
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Old 2012-06-11, 02:11 AM   #5
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Glad to see von-Frankenstein go
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Jean-Pierre Blais does not appear to be a Robellus yes man based upon his resume.

Thanks goodness. He should start by asking for a new RC Act.
let see what he will do
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Old 2012-06-11, 11:10 AM   #6
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Lets see:
  • Life long bureaucrat at CRTC and Heritage Canada.
  • Lawyer by training who has zero track record of supporting pro-consumer initiatives.
  • Gone on record as supporting big media mergers such as Bell taking over CTV.

So a Gatineau lawyer who has been a bureaucrat all his working life who supports further consolidation of the Canadian media marketplace.

What's not to love?
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