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Feb 18, 2015 — News Article

Des gestes à la parole by Valérie Lessard

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.

Feb 17, 2015 — News Article

CBC boss defends public broadcaster during tense grilling by Senate committee by Jordan Press

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.

Feb 17, 2015 — News Article

Top CBC brass to face senators' grilling on recent controversies by Jordan Press

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.

Feb 17, 2015 — News Article

Exchange between Thomas Mulcair and Stephen Harper about CBC/Radio-Canada

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.

Feb 17, 2015 — News Article

Exchange between Justin Trudeau and Stephen Harper about CBC/Radio-Canada

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.

Feb 17, 2015 — News Article

Propos sur la SRC: Harper critiqué, Lacroix reste muet

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.

Feb 16, 2015 — News Article

Harper: haine des valeurs conservatrices à la SRC by Mélanie Marquis

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

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 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.

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Jan 30, 2015 — News Article

Dean Del Mastro hides behind his baby in court by Heather Mallick

Columnist says Del Mastro, former Conservative MP and "longtime bully of the CBC", was found guilty of exceeding 2008 electoral spending limits, failing to report a personal contribution of $21,000 to his own campaign and knowingly submitting a falsified document.

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 27, 2015 — News Article

Return of the Netflix Tax? by Michael Geist

Columnist says the Canadian government quietly consults on sales tax for digital products.

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.

Jan 22, 2015 — News Article

The NDP is promising to restore $115 million to the CBC.

NDP leader Tom Mulcair says the public broadcaster has been cut by both Liberal and Conservative governments and that an NDP government would commit to restoring the recent cuts made by the Conservatives in the 2012 budget.

Jan 4, 2015 — News Article

Selling sovereignty daunting task for Péladeau by Giuseppe Vallante

Columnist says Karl Péladeau's perception in some quarters as a ruthless capitalist who led a crusade against the CBC’s French-language service — Quebecor’s fiercest TV competitor in Quebec — has not helped him in the polls.

Jan 3, 2015 — News Article

Pierre Karl Péladeau likely to be main player in Quebec politics in 2015 by Giuseppe Valiante

Columnist says the media magnate is considered the front-runner in the Parti Quebecois leadership race, but experts are divided on if he can unite Quebecers around sovereignty.

Jan 1, 2015 — Campaign

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Dec 12, 2014 — News Article

Harper picks and chooses his arts and culture by Kate Taylor

Columnist says the disproportionate cuts to the CBC are evidence of an ideological assault on public broadcasting that the government doesn't have the courage to actually debate with the electorate.

Dec 11, 2014 — News Article

The media, the message and the money by Michael Harris

The CBC refused to run ads produced by the Friends of Canadian Broadcasting, which criticized the Harper government on a range of issues in a fair, factual and forceful way.