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His worship Mayor Dennis O’Keefe joins hands with Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps in support of the CBC on the occasion of the placing of the 800th We Vote CBC! campaign lawn sign in Victoria.
Mark Starowicz says he sees no contradiction between the notion of a high-quality public broadcaster and populism.
The We Vote CBC! campaign in Victoria will mark the placing of the 800th lawn sign in the city with a special event.
Saint John's Mayor Dennis O’Keefe will join hands with Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps in support of the CBC on the occasion of the placing of the 800thWe Vote CBC! campaign lawn sign in Victoria.
On the eve of the general election, FRIENDS has decided to re-launch a series of viral videos that confront the damage Stephen Harper has done to our CBC. Check out these three short videos produced in 2009 that show Harper's true vision for CBC Radio.
From CBC executive vice-president English services Heather Conway to staff.
Bill Chambers, Vice-President, Strategy and Public Affairs will be leaving the public broadcaster on August 31st.
Followers of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation have an opportunity to share their input with local politicians.
The public broadcaster says an average of close to 2.2 million Canadians tuned in to the Closing Ceremony on CBC-TV and ICI Radio-Canada Télé.
Columnist says other Canadian TV channels and radio services do not get the kind of money that flows into the CBC year after year, mostly producing dreadful, dull, preachy, biased or unfunny television that almost no one watches.
Columnist says Canada’s public broadcaster will continue to limp along – resisting calls to refine its outdated and overly broad mandate to reflect a multichannel, multiplatform universe – or it will admit that much of the programming on which it spends its scarce resources is redundant.
Columnist says that after 18 months of hearings, a Senate committee files a slapdash, miserly report on the future of the CBC
FRIENDS says following the Senate Committee's recommendations would render the CBC as nothing more than a “transmitter of programs that are conceived and thought up by private interests.”
Columnist says the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications would not even let Senator Art Eggleton include his minority report recommending that funding be raised from $29 per Canadian to $40, which is still only half of the average spent on public broadcasting in other Western democracies.
FRIENDS says the Senate Report is all about paring back both the CBC’s scope and budget, and putting it on a shakier footing.
Former CBC/Radio-Canada President says the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications' report represents an abdication of responsibility for an institution created by Parliament with a mandate that is as relevant today as it ever was.
Liberal-appointed Senator Art Eggleton is criticizing a Senate committee report recommending major changes at the CBC.
Columnist says neither the Senate standing committee report on the future of the CBC, nor Senator Art Eggleton’s minority report in response, is much use in figuring out where the CBC goes in the immediate future.
Alain Saulnier, former Director-General of News and Public Affairs at Radio-Canada, says a Senate report on the future of CBC/Radio-Canada looks to diminish the public broadcaster.
A Senate committee has tabled a report on the future of Canada's public broadcaster, with 22 recommendations ranging from finding new sources of funding, to publicly disclosing how much its employees make and putting a stop to all in-house production of non-news and current affairs.