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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.
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.
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.”
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The public broadcaster says a culture shift about workplace harassment is underway, but outsiders are dubious.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FRIENDS says that jobs are not an end in and of themselves, but it is people who create programs.
Columnist says the Heritage Minister cannot legislate excellence into existence, but it can be encouraged.
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.
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.
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.
A total of 704 commercial radio stations offered a variety of programming to Canadians employing over 9,500 people (down 3.4% from 2014).