CBC/Radio-Canada asks China to unblock websites

April 4, 2008, Ottawa

Today, CBC/Radio-Canada's President and CEO, Hubert T. Lacroix, sent a letter to the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Canada, asking that CBC.ca and Radio-Canada.ca be accessible in China.

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