Monthly Archives: July 2014

Theodore Tugboat leads CBC suicide mission

single-source, puff piece in today’s Halifax Chronicle-Herald says Andrew Cochran, senior managing director for CBC in Atlantic Canada, is heading to Toronto to spearhead the public broadcaster’s five-year suicide mission named “Strategy 2020.” The Herald actually calls it a “survival plan,” … Continue reading

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Occupation? What Occupation?

CBC fails to question Canadian gov’t line on Israel/Gaza

ason Kenney, a senior minister in Canada’s Conservative government, delivered a ringing defence of Israel’s latest attacks on Gaza during the July 19th edition of the CBC Radio program, The House, while guest host Rosemary Barton listened politely. I suppose … Continue reading

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Conservatives didn’t create the CBC, damn it

But they just might destroy it

ne of Canada’s enduring myths is that the Conservatives created the CBC. Historian P.B. Waite asserts it in his 2012 book, In Search of R.B. Bennett, a biography of the Depression-era Conservative prime minister who definitely did not create the CBC. John … Continue reading

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Conservatives didn’t create the CBC, damn it

But they just might destroy it