All CBC / Public Broadcasting Articles

May 19, 2016 — News Article

Radio-Canada restera dans l’Est by Stéphane Baillargeon

CBC/SRC has reached a decision: the current Montreal site, including the tower, will be sold and a new Maison Radio-Canada will be built on the corner of René-Levesque and Papineau.

May 18, 2016 — News Article

La Maison de Radio-Canada restera sur le boulevard René-Lévesque

The CBC board has selected two proposals for its new Montreal headquarters: the Broccolini and the Busac & Pomerleau proposals. The public broadcaster had confirmed it will occupy a space on the current site.

May 18, 2016 — News Article

What is the CBC Hiding? by Sean Craig

The CBC’s board of directors met Tuesday to discuss the sale of the broadcaster’s Montreal headquarters and are set to meet again today, but according to one MP the details around the property deal and the board’s activities of late have been kept “secret.”

May 18, 2016 — News Article

Radio-Canada érigera sa nouvelle « maison » sur son site actuel

The new Maison de Radio-Canada (CBC Headquarters in Montreal) will be developed on the corner of René-Levesque and Papineau, part of its current site.

May 17, 2016 — News Article

‘Secret’ CBC documents from board of directors meetings haven’t been made public since last August by Sean Craig

NDP Heritage critic Pierre Nantel says the CBC used to publish the minutes and documents from the board of directors meetings once a month but that not a single document has been made available since the Liberals came to power.

 

May 17, 2016 — News Article

Vente de la tour de la SRC: Joly déplore un document en anglais seulement by Vincent Brousseau-Pouliot

Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage deplores the fact that the CBC produced a letter on intent to potential buyers of the Maison Radio-Canada in Montreal in English only.

May 17, 2016 — News Article

Maison de Radio-Canada: des conditions de vente rédigées en anglais by Vincent Brousseau-Pouliot, Philippe Teisceira-Lessard, Maxime Bergeron

In mid-April, CBC imposed new conditions on a dozen potential buyers of la Maison Radio-Canada buyers in a unilingual English letter of intent.

May 16, 2016 — News Article

CBC's failure of governance hurts us all by Tony Manera

Former Senior Vice-President at CBC says that despite the partial restoration of its budget by the federal government, CBC governance needs a major overhaul. 

May 16, 2016 — News Article

Vente de la Maison Radio-Canada: le NPD dénonce un processus «secret» by Maxime Bergeron

The “secrecy" surrounding the the sale of the Maison de Radio-Canada in Montreal was discussed on Monday afternoon in the House of Commons as the board of the public broadcaster prepared for an important meeting to discuss the transaction.

May 11, 2016 — News Article

Much more change seen as needed at CBC in Jian Ghomeshi’s wake by Jacques Gallant

The public broadcaster says a culture shift about workplace harassment is underway, but outsiders are dubious.

May 11, 2016 — News Article

U.K. Government Unveils 11-Year Plan for "More Distinctive" BBC in "Major Overhaul" by Georg Szalai & Alex Ritman

A long-awaited "white paper" spells the end of the BBC Trust, but will continue the licence fee for now.

May 11, 2016 — News Article

How the CBC Let Us Down in the Wake of Jian Ghomeshi Scandal by Amil Niazi

Columnist says the CBC had a rare opportunity to reflect on its mistakes as a whole but chose instead to cauterize its parts, blaming a diseased limb even though much of the body was toxic.

May 6, 2016 — News Article

Foreign firms have unfair advantage over Cancon, committee hears by Daniel LeBlanc

Columnist says witnesses at parliamentary hearings on the future of local news are repeatedly casting U.S.-based Internet giants as villains in the Canadian media landscape, offering a hint of the battle to come later this year at a full-blown study on the future of Canada’s cultural industries.

May 4, 2016 — News Article

Consumers didn't benefit from creation of fourth wireless carrier, says study

Researchers at the Montreal Economic Institute say the country's telecom regulator can learn from failed policy by backing away from calls to interfere in the broadband Internet marketplace.

May 2, 2016 — News Article

The challenge of reshaping Canada’s cultural landscape by Daniel LeBlanc & James Bradshaw

FRIENDS says that jobs are not an end in and of themselves, but it is people who create programs.

Apr 27, 2016 — News Article

Welcome to a new nightmare in Cancon policy by John Doyle

Columnist says the Heritage Minister cannot legislate excellence into existence, but it can be encouraged.

Apr 27, 2016 — News Article

CBC Board Member Resigns to Seek Conservative Presidency by Jeremy J. Nuttall

Brian Mitchell, a Montreal lawyer, confirmed that he resigned Sunday after eight years on the government-funded broadcaster's board of directors and its pension board of trustees.

Apr 27, 2016 — News Article

Free advice for Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly by Karl Nerenberg

Mélanie Joly, the Canadian Heritage Minister, is about to launch a national consultation with an ambitious goal: to rethink policies governing Canada's broadcasting, film and other cultural industries.

Apr 26, 2016 — Blog Post

The Conservative Broadcasting Corporation

Eight of the ten current members of the CBC Board of Directors - all of whom were appointed by Prime Minister Harper - are or have been financial contributors to the Conservative Party of Canada.

CBC Board

Apr 25, 2016 — News Article

CRTC releases 2015 financial results for Canadian radio stations

A total of 704 commercial radio stations offered a variety of programming to Canadians employing over 9,500 people (down 3.4% from 2014).