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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.
The country's broadcast regulator says it's not going to stand in the way of changes to the way federal election debates are conducted, so long as all the major parties get equitable news coverage.
A consortium of major broadcasters that has traditionally run federal party leader’s debates is fighting back in the wake of Stephen Harper’s decision to skip its upcoming events.
The ruling Conservative Party says it will not take part in debates hosted by the usual major broadcasters during the upcoming election campaign.
Full page ad in the April and May editions of The Walrus featuring comments from the Nobel Prize winning Canadian author, Alice Munro.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who made the appointment, notes Housakos was recommended by the leaders of both the Conservatives in the red chamber and the Senate Liberals.
Norway’s Minister of Culture announces that a national FM-radio switch off will commence in 2017, allowing the country to complete its transition over to digital radio. It’s the end of an era.
You can also watch Francine Pelletier’s French-language interview with Mr. Trudeau here.
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting’s Leaders Series about the CBC concludes this evening with the webcast of interviews with Justin Trudeau, Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada.
You can also watch Francine Pelletier’s French-language interview with Ms. May here.
Friends of Canadian Broadcasting’ Leaders Series about the CBC continues with the webcast of interviews with Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada.
FRIENDS says all major Canadian TV networks and station owners—Bell, Corus, Québécor, Rogers, and Shaw—will not run Friends of Canadian Broadcasting TV ads that poked fun at Stephen Harper's "hostile agenda" for the CBC.
FCC Commissioners call on chairman to release 332-page Internet regulation plan by Ajit Pai and Mike O'Rielly
FCC Commissioners request that FCC leadership immediately release the 332-page Internet regulation plan publicly and allow the American people a period of not less than 30 days to study it.
The FPJQ (Professional Federation of Quebec Journalists) is critical of the disrespect Prime Minister Stephen Harper demonstrated towards Radio-Canada in an interview on 93FM, a Quebec City radio. Mr. Harper questioned the integrity of the public broadcaster’s employees by saying many people at Radio-Canada hate Conservative Party values.
Columnist says Stephen Harper is moving from action to talk. Although he has been aggressively cutting the CBC/Radio-Canada budget for years, his latest on air remarks on 93FM - he attacked Radio-Canada employees’ integrity - reveal his true intentions for the public broadcaster.
Columnist says the head of Canada’s public broadcaster defended his staff, their journalism and the culture of the CBC during what was at times a tense atmosphere in a Senate committee hearing.
The top three executives at CBC, including president Hubert Lacroix, will likely face sharp questions from a Senate committee about the public broadcaster’s plans for dealing with troubling behaviour from some employees.
During Question Period, Thomas Mulcair, Leader of the Official Opposition, takes Prime Minister Harper to task for telling a Quebec City radio host that employees of Radio-Canada "detest" Conservative values.
During Question Period, Liberal Party Leader, Justin Trudeau, asks Prime Minister Harper to apologize for attacking the professionalism of CBC/Radio-Canada employees after the PM said they "detest" Conservative values.
Journalist says that Stephen Harper, far from apologizing for his remarks about Radio-Canada employees on FM93, is hijacking critiques about the event to gain political capital.