All CBC / Public Broadcasting Articles

Sep 22, 2016 — News Article

Looking beyond philanthrojournalism by Patricia W. Elliott

Columnist says Ottawa shouldn’t be let off the hook of a historically-mandated commitment to ensure Canadians enjoy equitable cross-country access to media that reflects our lives.

Sep 22, 2016 — News Article

Looking beyond philanthrojournalism by Patricia W. Elliott

Columnist says Ottawa shouldn’t be let off the hook of a historically-mandated commitment to ensure Canadians enjoy equitable cross-country access to media that reflects our lives.

Sep 19, 2016 — News Article

Cutting Government Appointees Could Stall CBC's Downward Spiral by Barry Kiefl

Columnist says the past decade has seen a cornucopia of management incompetence at the nation's public broadcaster.

Sep 15, 2016 — News Article

Remarks for Hubert T. Lacroix at PBI Montréal 2016

CBC President introduces Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and refers to her as "my minister".

Sep 15, 2016 — News Article

Racism claim not backed up

Editorial states a free and unfettered news media is an essential component of democracy.

Sep 13, 2016 — News Article

Eyereturn Marketing Launches Canadian Premium Access – in partnership with CBC, Bell Media and Quebecor

Eyereturn Marketing announces the launch of Canadian Premium Access, a curated high quality programmatic marketplace offering advertisers and agencies seamless access to first look preferred inventory on Canada’s most recognized publishers.

Sep 10, 2016 — News Article

Of billion dollar sacred cows

An independent financial overview of the CBC indicated that for each dollar invested in the organization, four dollars were generated for the Canadian economy.

Sep 9, 2016 — News Article

CBC Radio One expanding to FM service in St. John's

Following a recent decision by the CRTC, CBC Radio One has been approved to expand its programming to the FM dial in the St. John's area.

Sep 7, 2016 — News Article

Why clicking on this story about Indigenous people matters by Neil Macdonald

MMIW inquiry has a big challenge persuading non-Native Canadians to pay sustained attention.

Sep 6, 2016 — News Article

It’s about time: We’ve put up with Mansbridge and his pompous ilk for too long by John Doyle

Columnist says the traditional anchor position is outdated and, essentially, redundant.

Sep 6, 2016 — News Article

Mansbridge’s exit from CBC’s The National leaves door open for change by James Bradshaw

Columnist says it remains an open question whether the CBC needs a lead anchor who fits the current mould at all.

Aug 27, 2016 — News Article

An affectionate view of the Tragically Hip by Brent Rathgeber

Former Conservative MP, Brent Rathgeber says Canadian taxpayers got their money's worth when the public broadcaster aired the final Tragically Hip concert in its entirety and comerical free on August 20th.

Aug 27, 2016 — News Article

An affectionate view of the Tragically Hip by Brent Rathgeber

Former Conservative MP, Brent Rathgeber says Canadian taxpayers got their money's worth when the public broadcaster aired the final Tragically Hip concert in its entirety and comerical free on August 20th.

Aug 27, 2016 — News Article

Tony Clement takes aim at bridge tolls, CBC in bid to become leader by Terrence McEachern

Conservative Leadership Candidate says he wants "to liberate the taxpayers from the yearly [$1.1-billion] contribution to the coffers of the CBC."

Aug 23, 2016 — News Article

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly urges change at CBC, CRTC to boost Canadian content in digital age

Heritage Minister says Canada's cultural and creative industries are important drivers of innovation and a vibrant part of the Canadian economy.

Aug 22, 2016 — News Article

The improbable media journey of The Tragically Hip by Colby Cash

Columnist asks: would we have ever heard of The Tragically Hip if it had been up to the CBC in the first place?

Aug 22, 2016 — News Article

It’s a Good CBC…If We Don’t Weaken by Denis McGrath

Columnist says that in a land with such variation in experience, geography and language, we have not outgrown our need for an instrument that can knit us together - and the CBC is that vehicle.

Aug 19, 2016 — News Article

Lessons from Rio: how can the BBC compete with bigger sports broadcasters? by Hywel Roberts

As the Rio Olympics draws to a close, columnists take a look at the how the BBC can protect itself from losing out to broadcasters like Sky and BT Sport.

Aug 19, 2016 — Ad Campaign

Let's tell our own stories - Let's strengthen the CBC

Canadians describe what CBC means to them and encourage the government to strenghen public broadcasting.

Aug 18, 2016 — News Article

Gold-medal-worthy ratings for CBC amid Rio Olympics by David Shoalts

Columnist says thanks to a strong push for medals by Canadian athletes over the first 10 days of the Rio Games, CBC is now in position to exceed the television ratings for the 2012 Olympics in London.