The country's first television channel dedicated to funerals and mourning could start broadcasting as early as this summer, after the CRTC granted a broadcasting licence for a regional Quebec cable channel called Je me souviens.
The French-language station would broadcast obituaries, notices of hospitalization and messages of thanks and prayers.
"Some 55,000 people die each year in Quebec. But you can't reduce their life to a tiny death notice in the newspapers that says very little about them," said Gerald Dominique, who is behind the project. "I think we owe it to them to talk a bit more about what they have done during their life, what they've accomplished."
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