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Jun 10, 2015 — News Article

Evan Solomon latest in line of journalists under fire by Michelle Mandel

Columnist says former CBC host Evan Solomon has become the latest in a long list of journalists who think they don’t have to behave by the rules.

Jun 8, 2015 — News Article

Canadian networks unveil fall lineups by Bill Brioux

CTV, Global and Rogers have no new Canadian shows this fall and CTV has announced that they are cancelling "Degrassi: The Next Generation" after 14 seasons.

Jun 3, 2015 — News Article

The 'C' in CBC should stand for 'Canadian,' not 'cuts'

Senator Maria Chaput says CBC’s mandate is really what is at stake when talking about cuts being made to the public broadcaster.

Jun 3, 2015 — News Release

We Vote CBC! lawn sign campaign to be launched

Supporters of the CBC/SRC in Winnipeg South, Winnipeg South Centre and Saint Boniface-Saint Vital will officially launch the We Vote CBC! lawn sign campaign at a photo opportunity later this week.  

Jun 1, 2015 — News Article

Tories still tone deaf in Quebec by Konrad Yakabuski

Columnist says this year’s Gémeaux gala runs Sept. 20 on Radio-Canada and Tory cuts to the public broadcaster are shaping up to be an election issue in Quebec with federalist and sovereigntist politicians united in calling for their reversal.

May 31, 2015 — News Article

CBC’s new season is in desperate need of your love by John Doyle

Columnist goes through his impressions of CBC's upcoming programming season.

May 27, 2015 — Blog Post

The Conservative Broadcasting Corporation

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

CBC Board

May 25, 2015 — Blog Post

Video: Leaders Series about the CBC

Elizabeth May, Thomas Mulcair and Justin Trudeau have given clear public commitments for restored financial support, editorial independence and governance reform for the CBC.

You can view all of the Leaders Series videos in English and French here.

Stephen Harper and Bloc leader Mario Beaulieu did not respond to our invitation to outline their vision for CBC. 

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May 23, 2015 — News Article

Network debates without Harper? No problem by Jeffrey Simpson

Columnist says the Conservatives' refusal to participate in anything organized by CBC/Radio-Canada would be consistent with the government’s well-known attitude of hatred towards the public broadcaster. 

May 14, 2015 — News Article

Cameron turns to Thatcher in hope history doesn’t repeat by Mark MacKinnon

Columnist says the BBC is a likely target of David Cameron's Conservative majority government.

May 13, 2015 — News Article

Eat or be Eaten: How the NHL is changing Canadian Broadcasting by Jordan Dahl

David Taras, professor of communications at Mount Royal University suggests that, for the CBC, it appears as though the loss of NHL hockey to Rogers was only the spark that may soon ignite a forest fire.

May 12, 2015 — News Article

Ruling party eschews major networks for debates by Lynn Desjardins

The ruling Conservative Party says it will not take part in debates hosted by the usual major broadcasters during the upcoming election campaign.

May 12, 2015 — News Article

CRTC Asks for Public Input on Television Service Provider Code of Conduct

The CRTC is opening its online discussion forum to gather comments about a draft Television Service Provider Code of Conduct.

May 12, 2015 — News Article

City residents rally to make the CBC an election issue by Aileen Doyle

Columnist says Peterborough has been chosen as one of twenty riding’s to join a national campaign to save the CBC.

May 12, 2015 — News Article

Tory Trudeau trap hardly a guaranteed winner by Tim Harper

Columnist says the Conservatives are trying to stage manage their own debates and shut out the CBC, which is part of the broadcast consortium along with CTV and Global.

May 6, 2015 — Ad Campaign

Alice Munro on cuts to the CBC

Full page ad in the April and May editions of The Walrus featuring comments from the Nobel Prize winning Canadian author, Alice Munro.

May 5, 2015 — News Article

CBC has never been stronger by Denise Wilson

Senior-Managing Director of CBC (Atlantic Canada) says technology and media consumption habits are changing almost daily and the CBC must position itself so that it is agile and responsive to the audience’s changing needs.

Apr 30, 2015 — News Article

Why is CBC taking aim at our videographers? by Lise Lareau

Columnist says every CBC videographer in Alberta has received notice that they are to be laid off.

Apr 30, 2015 — News Article

Paul Almond obituary by Brian Winston

Paul Almond was a long-time and strong supporter of the work of Friends of Canadian Broadcasting.