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CBC’s ‘toxic work environment’ made her ill, fired human resources manager claims in lawsuit

Canadian Broadcasting Corp. fired a senior human resources manager who was in psychological crisis brought about by the “toxic work environment” at the national broadcaster, according to her lawsuit for wrongful dismissal. 568 more words

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The lost art of reading in the age of information

Calgary Herald, April 7, 2016: Before I even rolled out of bed the other morning, I read a heartbreaking story about a British woman whose husband drowned saving their son, a fun little piece about camping in an Airstream in Italy and something with a lot of statistics about how rising wages for women have them holding off getting married. 710 more words

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Busy Shaun Majumder finds time for three-nights of comedy in Calgary, where he'll take on Trump, Ghomeshi

On the phone from the Halifax airport, Shaun Majumder cheerfully lists the topics he might broach at his standup shows in Calgary.

They range from the creepy (Donald Trump), to the creepier (ex-CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi) to the downright scary (ISIS). 701 more words

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Survivors share the lighter side of ... rape?

At first glance, the connection between rape and comedy isn’t all that apparent. Perhaps not even at second glance.

But don’t tell that to Heather Jordan Ross or the group of comedians/rape survivors she has gathered, along with her co-producer Emma Cooper, for a touring show called Rape is Real and Everywhere (RIR&E). 716 more words

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CBC executive fired in wake of Ghomeshi scandal sues for 'political' firing

TORONTO — A former top CBC executive who became a casualty of the Jian Ghomeshi scandal is suing the broadcaster for wrongful dismissal, saying he was scapegoated for political reasons. 665 more words

Canada

CBC executive fired in wake of Ghomeshi scandal sues broadcaster for ‘sacrificing’ him

A top CBC executive who was fired for his role as a key player in the Jian Ghomeshi affair claims he was politically scapegoated by the public broadcaster, and is suing for more than $700,000. 872 more words

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Christie Blatchford: Duffy, Ghomeshi cases show great divide between court of public opinion and real court

I was, happily for Sen. Mike Duffy and his great admirer Ontario Court Judge Charles Vaillancourt, in Italy on vacation when the latter issued his decision about the former. 906 more words

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