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OTTAWA — The CRTC has withdrawn a controversial proposal that would have given TV and radio stations more leeway to broadcast false or misleading news. The proposed change sparked concerns that the CRTC was about to allow into Canada the more toxic -- often grossly distorted -- political discourse that pervades the American airwaves. Those suspicions were fuelled by the timing of the proposal, only weeks before next month's launch of a new, right-leaning all-news network, Sun TV.