Statement by Leonard Katz, Acting Chairman of the CRTC, on the passing of Pierre Juneau

Leonard Katz, Acting Chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) made the following statement regarding the passing of Pierre Juneau:

“We are saddened to learn of the passing of Pierre Juneau, who played a seminal role in the promotion of Canadian culture during his many years of public service. We are especially indebted to the leadership he provided to the CRTC as its first Chairman from 1968 to 1975. We join Canadians in celebrating his legacy as the architect of Canadian content regulations, and the dynamic cultural industry that has since flourished. His passion and wisdom will be deeply missed, and we offer our condolences to his family and loved ones.”

 

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