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Aug 17, 2015
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Why culture is an election issue in 2015

Heather Menzies
Canadian culture is an election issue this year. Why? If we only focus on for-profit media, we lose touch with public-interest infrastructure and the stories that connect us.
News
Apr 17, 2015
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This week in labour: Dissent springs eternal

Ella Bedard
Across Canada, spring has sprung and with it, a deluge of actions. This week in labour we saw the largest protests of low-wage workers in U.S. history, unions mobilizing for the election, and more!
News
Dec 4, 2014
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What needs to happen to save and rebuild the CBC

Nick Fillmore
The CBC is being starved to death by the Harper government. With a federal election less than a year away, Canadians need to know exactly how Mulcair and Trudeau propose to revive and rebuild the CBC.
Blog
Jun 19, 2014

What to do about the CBC?

Karl Nerenberg
The Commons mostly ignores the CBC and its huge challenges. Conservatives might hope it will just shrink and disappear. The Senate, on the other hand, has decided to pick up the torch.
News
May 3, 2012
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The CBC in crisis

Wade Rowland
The future looks bleak for the CBC as we know it. The public broadcaster is facing a 12 per cent ($115 million) cut in its government funding.
Podcast
Apr 12, 2012

jhr Rights Check-up #5: Human rights roundtable

Journalists for Human Rights
The @jhrConU human rights roundtable on CJLO New Media and Politics with Karl Knox. In the final jhr Rights Check-up of the season, jhr Concordia takes over the airwaves.
Blog
Oct 15, 2011

CBC and Sun TV get hitched

Gerry Caplan
It is well known that Harper has long felt CBC TV was ready for a radical makeover. Eliminating its public subsidy was one alternative. But a series of coincidences led him to his new inspiration.
Blog
Oct 3, 2011

Conservatives paint target on the CBC

Brian Topp
Trial balloons are the stuff of politics. And Stephen Harper's government floated a pretty big one in recent days -- that the government is contemplating a 10 per cent budget cut to the CBC.
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