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CBC defends decision to sue Conservative Party over election ads

Journalistic independence is such an important principle that Canada’s public broadcaster had no choice but to launch legal action against the Conservative Party for using excerpts of its on air reports and programs in partisan advertising, says the head of »

Arts & Entertainment, Politics, Society

Catherine Tait becomes first woman to head Canada’s public broadcaster

Canadian television and film executive Catherine Tait has been appointed president and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada, becoming the first woman to head the public broadcaster in its 82-year history, Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly announced Tuesday. CBC/Radio-Canada is Radio Canada International’s parent »

Arts & Entertainment, Society

Canadians tell their stories in CBC anniversary yearbook

As part of the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, the public broadcaster has compiled a book of personal stories and photos from 150 individual Canadians. The hardcover book which is in both official languages, English and French, »

Arts & Entertainment, Politics, Society

Senate study: National broadcaster fails to deliver in official languages, particularly French

Canada’s national public broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada failed to meet its obligations to provide content in both official languages, a Senate committee study has concluded. The study “CBC/Radio-Canada’s Language Obligations – Communities Want to See Themselves and Be Heard Coast to Coast!” »