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CBC TV finds itself in same sinking boat as other broadcasters

Everyone agrees the CBC can’t go on like this. The CBC agrees it can’t go on like this. Announcing the latest round of layoffs and budget cuts, the corporation’s president, Hubert Lacroix, talked of “making choices and doing fewer things better,” of “accelerating the process of reinventing” itself in the face of a “media landscape (that) is transforming at an astounding speed.” 891 more words


CBC slashes 650 full-time jobs and gives up on professional sports to fill $130M shortfall

First it lost hockey and by the time it is finished with its latest round of job cuts, Canada’s national broadcaster will have shed close to a quarter of its workforce over seven years. 739 more words

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Public broadcaster braces for more cuts after losing Hockey Night in Canada

Patrick Smith

Ottawa Citizen

Canada’s public broadcaster is braced for further job and budget cuts Thursday when CBC President and CEO Hubert Lacroix addresses employees about the financial implications of the loss of NHL broadcasting rights. 221 more words


CBC may cut roughly 600 positions on Thursday, lobby group says

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation could be facing layoffs in the range of 600 positions as it grapples with a financial shortfall of $130-million to $150-million, according to a lobby group that watches the national broadcaster closely. 483 more words

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CBC expected to make deep cuts Thursday in wake of losing Hockey Night in Canada

The face of Canada’s national broadcaster sans hockey will begin to come into focus this Thursday.

The strategy behind Rogers Communications Inc.’s $5.2-billion hockey rights buy may conjure images of the modern day Pittsburgh Penguins: an unrelentingly aggressive offence that steamrolls its more timid and conservative adversaries to forge a new dynasty… 729 more words

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CBC head Hubert Lacroix faces Senate grilling over broadcaster's future — and his own expense claims

OTTAWA – The head of the CBC will face tough questions about the future of the public broadcaster Wednesday, but Hubert Lacroix should also brace for a grilling about his own expense claims. 425 more words