Nine of twelve people appointed by Prime Minister Harper to the CBC's Board of Directors are or have been financial contributors to the Conservative Party of Canada.
Contact information for the CBC/Radio-Canada board of directors and other key individuals.
Local organizers of a group called Reimagine CBC had planned to drop off a petition opposing any cuts to the CBC at the riding office of Heritage Minister James Moore.
A briefing note to FRIENDS supporters outlines the huge and troubling gap between Stephen Harper's words and deeds regarding the CBC and Canada's cultural sovereignty
Chart showing the total parliamentary funding of the CBC over the last decade indexed by Prime Minister and expressed in 2011 dollars.
Chart showing decline in total grant and operating grant from Parliament to CBC from 1990/91 to 2011/12, indexed by Prime Minister and adjusted to 2011 dollars.
Data from a new POLLARA study show the vast majority of Canadian voters hold the CBC in high regard and believe the public broadcaster is underfunded.
FRIENDS briefs members of the House of Commons Heritage Committee on a new survey which finds strong support for the CBC and widespread belief that the Conservative government is hostile to the public broadcaster.
Data show that claims by the government that the CBC is receiving record levels of public financing and that the Harper government has increased CBC funding every year since coming into office are false.
CBC's management and the Conservative government have demonstrated a pattern of contradicting themselves on the fundamental issue of placing ads on CBC Radio.
A memo to the FRIENDS Steering Committee describes scenarios by which CBC management could cut services if a Conservative Party plan to slash the public broadcaster's Parliamentary allocation by $200 million were to be implemented.
FRIENDS research shows a widening gap between what private broadcasters are investing in Canadian television programing and what they are purchasing from foreign sources.
FRIENDS advertisement placed in the delegates' program for the Liberal Party leadership convention, November 30 - December 3, 2006.
Citizen joins FRIENDS in response to CBC President Robert Rabinovitch's editorial in the National Post "A CBC contract with Canadians."
CBC President Rabinovitch gets a failing grade in a performance review of senior CBC management done for Friends Steering Committee.
Various form responses from CBC staff and Board members to Friends' supporters who communicated concerns over the pre-emption of The National this summer by an American reality show.
Hon. Andy Scott urges the Minister of Canadian Heritage to initiate the planned review of the CBC, despite intervention by the Prime Minister's office.
A Friends' supporter refutes the form response by a CBC board member regarding the pre-emption of The National by an American reality show.
FRIENDS asked each of the eleven candidates seeking leadership of Liberal Party for their views on four key Canadian broadcasting and cultural issues.
Charts showing annual investment by private conventional broadcasters in Canadian and foreign programming between 1994-2005, adjusted to 2005 dollars.