The "debate" about CBC resonates less and less. It's probably time for the super-verbalizing to end and for CBC to either produce or get off the pot.
Tonight's event includes performances by Dan Mangan and Hannah Epperson - among many others.
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.
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.
The goal of the Reimagine CBC project is to spark a brainstorm on the future of public media in Canada.
In late January, a small team gleaned from the ranks of Vancouver-based citizens' organizations OpenMedia.ca and Leadnow.ca took the wraps off an exciting new project called Reimagine CBC.
CBC has been the subject of much unfriendly chatter on Parliament Hill of late.
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.
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.
The reality is that CBC's financial future is threatened by more than just the recession - Parliament is playing a large role in the continued downsizing of the national broadcaster.