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Obituary Channel Goes 'Live' in Quebec for 24 Hours

 - Mar 6, 2009
References: crtc.gc & blog.fagstein
Why watch "American Idol," when you could be the first to know who died or, even better, is about to die? A Quebec-based cable channel has been granted the okay to broadcast "Je me souviens" ("I remember" in English), a channel dedicated to broadcasting obituaries, hospitalization notices and messages of prayers.

The Canadian Radio And Television Commission (CRTC) has not given permission to carry advertisements, but if the channel really takes off, I’m sure ads will not be too far behind. I imagine quite a few funeral homes dying to get media attention on this channel.