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post #8 of (permalink) Old 2012-02-13, 06:29 AM
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Originally Posted by mismag View Post
It may make sense however that if there was no CRTC there would be no Canadian channels but at the same time i'm glad there is a CRTC as this is Canada not the US and we should have our own channels. If we want to have the same channels as the US then maybe we should become an American state, just saying!
When the Canadian channels are just poor copies of US channels that buy some shows (but not others) and need a boatload of subscriber and taxpayer subsidies in order to produce anything locally, why do we need them again?

The whole system just gives us inferior viewing options at greater expense.
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