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Alicia Barin

Alicia Barin

Vice-Chairperson, Broadcasting, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)

Alicia Barin has over 20 years of experience in the Canadian media industry, Alicia has developed expertise in the fields of strategic planning, policy and regulatory affairs.

From 2000 to 2013, Ms Barin  served as the Vice-President of Strategic Planning at Astral Media. She had direct input in most major operational and regulatory initiatives, the launch of new services and corporate acquisitions.

In particular, Ms Barin successfully led the start-up of new pay and specialty channels and helped establish new business models for multi-platform television services as well as the coordination of Canadian content program and investment spending. During her time with Astral Media, she provided strategic planning support across the entire company.

Since 2013, she has worked in corporate affairs for a project management firm as well as an architecture firm to grow these businesses as they served a variety of private and public-sector clients.

Ms Barin has a Bachelor of Laws, McGill University and an Honours Business Administration, Western University.

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