FREE CBC Petition Delivery on Parliament Hill
May 8, 2013
FRIENDS was on Parliament Hill to present a copy of the FREE CBC petition signatures (collected by FRIENDS, Leadnow and SumOfUs) to members of the government and opposition parties and to hold a press conference.
Thomas Mulcair, the leader of the Official Opposition with NDP Finance Critic Peggy Nash and Deputy Heritage Critic Andrew Cash
Thomas Mulcair, Peggy Nash and FRIENDS spokesperson, Ian Morrison
FRIENDS spokesperson, Ian Morrison delivers remarks at a press conference in the Charles Lynch media studio in the centre block on Parliament Hill.
Ian Morrison arrives at the Centre Block on Parliament Hill with the FREE CBC petition signatures
Presenting a copy of the FREE CBC petition signatures to Liberal leader Justin Trudeau
Delivering the petition to the Prime Minister's Office
May 8, 2013 — News Release: FREE CBC from political interference
No public broadcaster in any free and democratic country anywhere in the world faces political interference with its editorial independence as proposed for the CBC in Bill C-60.
May 8, 2013 — Speech: FREE CBC from political interference Budget Omnibus Bill C-60
In a press conference on Parliament Hill, FRIENDS spokesperson, Ian Morrison, says that when the government takes control of collective bargaining at the CBC, as Bill C-60 proposes to do, the Prime Minister will become the ultimate boss of all of the CBC’s employees.