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Feb 16, 2015 — News Article

Sun News Death a Victory for Intellect by Antonia Zerbisias

Columnist says Sun News' jabbing at the CBC,  calling it "the state broadcaster", was ironic given the network's unequivocal support of the Harper government and its steady fill-ups at the Economic Action Plan advertising tank.

Feb 16, 2015 — News Article

Harper says Radio-Canada employees hate conservative values by Melanie Marquis

Stephen Harper tells Quebec radio station that plenty of Radio-Canada workers "hate" conservative values.

Feb 16, 2015 — News Article

Harper on SRC/CBC

In a French language interview with Eric Duhaime and Nathalie Normandeau on FM93, Stephen Harper said that a majority of Quebecers embrace conservative values and that those same values are hated by many SRC/CBC employees.

Feb 16, 2015 — Ad Campaign

Free the CBC from Political Interference

National digital and television advertising campaign focusing on Stephen Harper's antipathy towards Canada's national public broadcaster.

Feb 15, 2015 — News Article

Démonstration d'appui à Radio-Canada, dimanche

Artists, journalists, labor leaders and politicians came together in Montreal on Sunday February 15th to show support for Radio-Canada.

Feb 15, 2015 — News Article

The Todd Veinotte Show - Episode 11

FRIENDS' spokesperson, Ian Morrison, discusses the end of Sun News Network on the Todd Veinotte Show

Feb 13, 2015 — News Article

A Russian TV Insider Describes a Modern Propaganda Machine by Stephen Castle

Author says he believes he saw many classic propaganda techniques at work in Moscow.

Feb 12, 2015 — News Article

Radio-Canada mise sur le web by Jeff Yates

The journalist says Louis Lalande, executive vice-president of French services at CBC/Radio-Canada, unveiled his strategy for the future of French services at Radio-Canada.

Feb 9, 2015 — News Article

Défendons la radiodiffusion publique – Plaidoyer pour CBC/Radio-Canada

The Canadian Media Guild announces a series of concerts and actions to champion public broadcasting.

Feb 6, 2015 — News Article

Numeris is calling, but Canadians need more information about TV ratings by Kate Taylor

Columnist says ratings show the CBC is actually not doing so badly: Murdoch Mysteries, The Book of Negroes, Schitt’s Creek and The Mercer Report all made it to the top 30 during the week of Jan. 25.

Feb 2, 2015 — Blog Post

FRIENDS’ Leaders Series about the CBC with Tom Mulcair

You can also watch Francine Pelletier’s French-language interview with Mr. Mulcair here.

Learn more about the Leaders Series here.

Feb 1, 2015 — News Article

The Liberal Party of Canada's vision for the CBC

Stéphane Dion, the Liberal critic for Canadian Heritage, speaks with Michael Enright on CBC Radio about his party's vision for Canada's public broadcaster.

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Jan 31, 2015 — News Article

La Cour suprême renvoie la cause à la Cour d’appel by Lia Lévesque

Canada Supreme Court has ordered the Court of Appeal of Quebec to give a second hearing to the case of two Radio-Canada unions opposing a federal expenditure control law. This law had retroactively reduced the salary increase negotiated by the union members with their employer.

Jan 29, 2015 — News Release

Mulcair first up for Friends’ Leaders Series about the CBC

Friends of Canadian Broadcasting announced today that the Honourable Thomas Mulcair, Leader of the Official Opposition and Canada’s New Democrats, will kick off Friends’ Leaders’ Series about the CBC.

Jan 29, 2015 — News Article

Tous en «cœur» pour Radio-Canada: un spectacle engagé by Mélissa Pelletier

33 artists come together to share their love and support for the CBC. The show will be held at Metropolis on February 15th.

Jan 28, 2015 — News Article

Here’s how the BBC, disrupted by technology and new habits, is thinking about its future by Joseph Lichterman

The BBC releases a new report looking at the future of news as it looks toward its royal charter renewal in 2017.

Jan 28, 2015 — News Article

Does a digital-age journalism student have the edge? Ask the CBC by Samuel Rancourt

CBC President Hubert Lacroix addresses Concordia's Department of Journalism.

Jan 28, 2015 — Blog Post

You wouldn’t need a CBC...

During a public hearing of the Senate Standing Committee on Transport and Communications Conservative Senator Stephen Greene blurted out a blueprint for the re-structuring of the CBC.

Jan 26, 2015 — News Article

Odd thoughts: Canada sits low on list of lists by Bob Groeneveld

Columnist says for the most part, Canada’s national broadcasting company, the CBC, doesn’t figure prominently in any of the lists of top programming – except in the lists specifically dedicated to Canadian content.

Jan 23, 2015 — News Article

Le NPD promet d’annuler les coupes à Radio-Canada by Stéphanie Marin

Thomas Mulcair announces an NDP government would cancel the 115 million dollar cuts to the CBC/Radio-Canada and invest to safeguard the future and independence of the public broadcaster.