CBC/Radio-Canada is providing Canadians with access to Olympic content across all TV, digital and mobile platforms, with 81% of all Canadians having tuned-in to some part of Olympic content on either a French or English platform since Feb. 6.
Feb 4, 2014 — Policy Brief: Presentation to the Standing Committee on Transport & Communications Senate of Canada
FRIENDS makes recommendations to a Senate Committee studying the challenges faced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in relation to the changing environment of broadcasting and communications.
Feb 4, 2014 — News Article: CBC warns of 'dark clouds' ahead, as supporters ramp up call for additional money by Daniel Proussalidis
FRIENDS spokesperson Ian Morrison tells a Senate committee that the CBC needs an extra $100 million per year over the next four years.
FRIENDS urges the Transport and Communications Committee not to abandon the CBC, and denies that the Internet is making the CBC irrelevant.
Feb 4, 2014 — News Article: Rex Murphy and Big Oil: friends with benefits?
The National’s Rex Murphy is alleged to have links to Big Oil.
CBC President Hubert Lacroix has sent a memo to CBC employees indicating that there are dark clouds on the horizon owing to lower than anticipated revenues from ads on Radio 2 and Espace musique as well as the loss of NHL hockey rights.
Le Devoir reports on Hubert Lacroix's message to employees of CBC/Radio-Canada predicting dark days ahead for the public broadcaster — a message that comes during tense labour relations in its French-language services.
Jan 29, 2014 — News Article: Canadians ready to sell CBC and more by Brian Lilley
A poll of 1,996 Canadians by Abacus Data found that 45% of those surveyed support or strongly support selling CBC compared to 34% who opposed the move, while 21% were undecided.
Jan 23, 2014 — News Article: Un premier bilan des chaînes musicales de Radio-Canada/CBC avec publicités by Stéphane Baillargeon
Stephane Baillergeon reports that CBC claims that releasing data on ads on Radio 2 and Espace musique cannot be revealed for competitive reasons although at last year’s CRTC hearings CBC claimed that its proposal to place ads on Radio 2 and espace musique would not compete with the private sector.
Columnist asks why is it that Rex Murphy appears regularly on the network's flagship news program, while "voices of environmental sanity" like David Suzuki or Naomi Klein don't?
Jan 14, 2014 — News Article: Media Bites: Want to Hear How Harper Hates Science? Watch CBC by J.J. McCullough
Columnist says there is a nuance in the state of science in Harper's Canada that's deliberately absent from the CBC's coverage, which exclusively cherry-picks facts in its attempt to prove the Conservatives are muzzling scientists.
Jan 9, 2014 — Fact Sheet: CBC/Radio-Canada Key Contacts
Contact information for the CBC/Radio-Canada board of directors and other key individuals.
Jan 8, 2014 — News Article: Baird defends appointment of new pro-Israeli ambassador ahead of Harper trip by Mike Blanchfield
A former CBC Board member has been named as the new Canadian ambassador to Israel.
Around 50 people who say they were abused by the ex-BBC host have called for one overarching investigation into how he evaded justice for so long.
Columnist says CBC's revenue-driven strategy has never delivered mass audiences, and ad revenues are less than they were 15 years ago.
Columnist says Hamilton is now CBC's laboratory for one strand of the broadcaster’s future.
Dec 31, 2013 — News Article: Rogers-NHL deal voted Canadian Press Business News Story of the Year by David Friend
Columnist says the November deal was chosen by 48 per cent of respondents, more than double the votes for BlackBerry's latest swing at a recovery which received 23 per cent.
Dec 30, 2013 — News Article: BBC Server Hacked by Russian Who Tried to Sell Access
A Russian hacker took over a computer server at the BBC on Christmas Day and tried to sell access to other hackers, Reuters reports.
Dec 28, 2013 — News Article: There's a new senior minister in town by Larry Kusch
Heritage Minister Shelly Glover discusses whether the CBC will be subject to further cuts.
Dec 26, 2013 — News Article: Friends of Canadian Broadcasting's Ian Morrison recalls the fight against Bill C-60 to defend CBC by Charlie Smith
FRIENDS has promised to take on Stephen Harper next year "for the damage he has done to the CBC".