By CMG  •  Posted on May 13, 2016

Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly recently launched a comprehensive review of Canada’s media and cultural sectors. In her words:  “ everything is on the table”.  With the limited information the minister is providing, this  seems to mean  reviewing the mandate … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 1, 2015

We must now return control of CBC and Radio‐Canada to the people. Now, more than ever, we need a strong public broadcaster – a solid and vigorous foundation for information and culture in the digital age. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 22, 2015

The major unions representing workers at CBC/Radio-Canada – CMG, SCRC and AR – have written to Prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau urging him to act quickly on the commitment to reverse the $115-million funding cut imposed by Stephen Harper and his … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 15, 2015

CBC/Radio-Canada supporters marched 200 kilometers from Montreal to Ottawa to demand better funding and guaranteed independence for public broadcasting. Marchers met passionate CBC supporters in communities along the way. In Ottawa, where 200 supporters joined the rally, the marchers presented … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 9, 2015

Over the next week, please speak with friends and family about how this election matters for the future of the CBC and public broadcasting in Canada. Share what you value about CBC; communicate how CBC connects to your idea of Canada. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 7, 2015

  I am often asked to speak to groups about the media business and the future of public broadcasting. Recently I was invited by the community group Why Should I Care to talk about the value public broadcasting and the challenges … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 5, 2015

The marchers leave Tuesday, October 6 from the CBC/Radio-Canada building in Montreal, and will be arriving on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Monday, Oct 12. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 29, 2015

For decades, the CBC’s TV, radio, and online programming, along with other initiatives such as the Festival, have provided a platform for Canadian artists to reach a larger audience. It’s often the first, and sometimes only, outlet that will play their music and conduct interviews for a national audience. It’s a vital part of the music ecosystem in this country. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 28, 2015

This week, on September 29 and 30, the CBC Board of Directors is meeting in Winnipeg. There are fewer than three weeks left in the federal election campaign, and this is perhaps the most important election yet in terms of … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 28, 2015

Montreal, Thursday, September 24, 2015 CMG joined hundreds of citizens who came out ahead of the Leaders’ Debate in French to stand in front of La Maison de Radio-Canada and share their support for the the national public broadcaster and … Read more »

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