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Marla Boltman: Feds should use upcoming budget to defend, not defund, the CBC

Alongside sustainable funding, we need legislation to guard against a quiet, uncontested end to the CBC with the mere stroke of Prime Minister Poilievre’s pen or a reversal of budgetary priorities.

Pierre Poilievre says he wants to defund the CBC. We should believe him.

In fact, we should be moving now to put in place a plan to resist him, to defend the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation from those who, like the would-be Conservative prime minister, seek to defund it.

Read the full op-ed in The Hill Times.

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