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Monday, February 12, 2007

Canadian Regulator Investigates Religious Channel's On-Air Fundraising

Canada's broadcasting regulatory agency will investigate whether The Miracle Channel, a religious station, has tried to exert undue influence on its viewers with regard to fundraising.The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission will ask the owners, who have petitioned to set up more transmitters, about some controversial fundraising efforts, including telling viewers to redeem retirement accounts in order to donate to the station. Read more here in a Globe and Mail story.

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