Columnist says that instead of funding a public television channel, the government should sell CBC’s broadcasting infrastructure — the network — to a private company or turned into a not-for-profit run with private donations.
Unifor, the union representing staff at most of Canada's private
television stations, applauds the decision by the CRTC to call the
five OMNI TV stations licensed to Rogers Broadcasting Ltd to an early
public hearing to account for deep cuts to OMNI's ethnic programming
announced in late May 2013.
The expanded licensing agreement includes new seasons of currently available CBC TV shows on Netflix, including "Republic Of Doyle," "Heartland," "Mr. D," "Dragons' Den" as well as "Murdoch Mysteries" for the first time.
The biggest loss to the CBC in the Rogers/NHL deal is that it will no longer be able to access a working-class crowd because this very important Canadian audience only gravitated to CBC for HNIC and the presence of Don Cherry.
The New Jersey-based Italian-American One Voice Coalition (IAOVC) is accusing FRIENDS of using ugly stereotypes in an ad depicting Stephen Harper as a Godfather figure who deploys Mafia thugs to silence journalists.