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  1. Is Roger Communications hypocritical when it comes to supporting Canadian culture?

    Industry News
    For those readers too young to remember, it was almost two decades ago that the Canadian government passed Bill C-103. A bill which imposed an 80% tax on advertisers who tried to geo-target a Canadian ad inside an American magazine. The purpose of Bill C-103 was to stop the popular American...
  2. Coming soon to Video on Demand: Commercials!

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    In a broadcasting decision handed down yesterday, the CRTC has ruled that it will allow cable companies to insert commercials into select video on demand (VOD) programming. In a surprisingly protectionist twist, however, the federal regulator says it will only allow commercials in television...
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