Fund of $150-million discussed to keep service in local communities afloat
With a report from The Canadian Press
April 8, 2009
Faced with the potential closing of several small-market television stations across the country, the federal government is considering a $150-million fund to keep community TV in business.
The government has been reluctant to discuss a bailout for the sector. However, MPs have grown concerned in recent weeks that Canada's broadcast regulator is not moving fast enough to address the prospect that some small stations could be shut down this year.
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