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By CMG  •  Posted on December 15, 2016

As I leave the president’s desk after six years, I take with me lasting friendships and fond memories. It has been my privilege to lead the CMG with the assistance of a progressive and proactive team.  My thanks to the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 2, 2016

Hundreds gathered Thursday night for the 19th CJFE annual Gala in support of Free Expression. At one poignant point in the evening, everyone stood in silence for a moment to honour 121 journalists killed this year around the world for … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 20, 2016

Regardless of the time of year, over the sixteen years I’ve covered politics, there has always been a healthy core of reporters around to discuss stories, swap tales and most important, probe issues to hold government to account.
But not so much anymore. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 5, 2016

This was an exceptionally challenging year, but we made progress. We fought for and won public support for quality media, stable jobs, public broadcasting and the need for continued regulations to encourage the world class media Canadians deserve. We couldn’t … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 14, 2016

For the last two years as we have struggled to make sense of  CBC President Hubert Lacroix’s 2020 plan and his focus on exclusively promoting CBC’s digital presence while gutting television news and programming, and sidelining radio, many of you have urged … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 28, 2016

Stephen Harper may no longer be prime minister — but his influence on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation lingers. While the new Liberal government plans to invest $675 million over five years “to modernize and revitalize CBC/Radio Canada in the digital … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 15, 2016

“Looking at it now with 2016 eyes, it was a big deal to come out publicly back then,” Chabot says. “I didn’t like my life exposed. But I would not hesitate to do it again. I would do it in a heartbeat.” Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 3, 2016

Even here at home, we must fight any attempt to limit a free press or thwart the public’s right to know, no matter how trivial it may seem. As journalism goes, so goes democracy. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 2, 2016

Twenty years ago when I started at CBC I bumped into a colleague crying in the bathroom. We commiserated over a particularly stressful work day, and then went back to work.  This talented young woman subsequently left CBC and the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 29, 2016

A long time friend and colleague passed away this week. He was only 67, but Terry Walker squeezed every drop of goodness from life. He was a sports mad journalist, (the son of a sports mad journalist), who worked as … Read more »

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