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CBC releases details of employee compensation

Four employees involved in CBC broadcasts earn more than $300,000 a year, taking home on average about $485,667 annually in total compensation. But the public broadcaster won’t identify who they are. 575 more words

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Terence Corcoran: Get the CBC out of the free market

On Tuesday night, millions of Canadians gathered round their televisions and other devices tuned in to CBC Television’s flagship news report, The National. In a rare moment of national unity, viewers took in the public broadcaster’s latest contribution to creating a “shared national consciousness and identity” by providing a “distinctively Canadian” interview with Barbra Streisand. 1,062 more words

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NDP rallies to support CBC

MONTREAL — The New Democratic Party will hold a mobilization day on Saturday to show support for CBC/Radio-Canada.

In the greater Montreal area, South Shore NDP MPs, including the party’s heritage critic Pierre Nantel, will go door-to-door to encourage Canadians to… 142 more words

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Canadians are ready to pay for CBC, heads of public broadcaster tell CRTC

GATINEAU, Que. — The heads of CBC/Radio-Canada have told the country’s broadcast regulator that Canadians are ready to pay to get the broadcaster’s content even if many consider it an acquired right. 150 more words

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