As a result, the government will provide funding to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission so it won’t request payment for Part I licence fees for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
The move helps more than 100 broadcasters that are facing significant declines in advertising revenue.
The department is examining other measures that can be implemented quickly to support the beneficiaries of all of its programs.
Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault says the task of broadcasters to inform Canadians about the novel coronavirus is made more difficult because of the significant drops in ad revenue.
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