Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Can you believe they mocked this on "Wait, wait, don't tell me"?

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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