First rules of laws: They're meaningless if they can't be enforced.
Has anyone bothered to find out why the change was made? My guess, as I alluded to in my first response, is that by altering the verbiage, they actually have a greater likelihood of conviction.
Also I think the subject of this thread is a "lie" so you appear to be guilty of knowingly spreading falsehoods. The CRTC does not change the broadcast act, the federal government does. It's a lie to say the CRTC is making this move when in fact its the government therefore your enmity should be directed at Mr. Harper, not the regulatory body responsible for ensuring the regulations set out in the broadcast act are implemented and enforced.
Maybe the Conservatives are doing this for "Sun TV"?