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#1 Coopershawk

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 05:25 PM

Anyone know what happened today? I tuned in around 3:30 this afternoon to catch a bit of Power and Politics and there were cartoons playing...no Amanda Lang either. I initially thought of CBC cuts but nothing on their website.



#2 LJ

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 07:15 PM

The Lang and O'Leary report is done. O'Leary is going to CTV? or some other channel and having a business show and Lang is joining up with someone else in September for a new show.


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#3 Holden West

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 08:07 PM

My TV doesn't even show that there is a channel 20. 


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#4 Mr_E_Squirrel

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 12:30 PM

Channel 20 moved to Channel 113 on Shaw, was a scrolling message...



#5 Coopershawk

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 02:54 PM

Thanks MES...I just called Shaw and it is a network realignment of channels.



#6 zoomer

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 05:49 PM

I prefer Shaw to Telus, but it's lame that Shaw only provides a non-HD version of the CBC News channel. 



#7 sdwright.vic

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Posted 22 August 2014 - 05:19 AM

HD CBC is channel 209
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#8 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 18 March 2016 - 06:34 AM

http://business.fina...rein-in-the-cbc

 

How we can save journalism in Canada: Rein in the CBC

 


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#9 Bingo

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Posted 24 September 2016 - 12:48 PM

The ball?

A massive manhunt was underway Saturday for a gunman authorities said opened fire inside a Macy's store at a mall north of Seattle, killing five people. 

Security footage shows that he did not have a weapon when he arrived at the ball 10 minutes earlier. 4:14 PM ET

http://www.cbc.ca/news

 



#10 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 24 September 2016 - 12:50 PM

Does Macy's sell guns, maybe he bought one then quickly used it?


<p><span style="font-size:12px;"><em><span style="color:rgb(40,40,40);font-family:helvetica, arial, sans-serif;">"I don’t need a middle person in my pizza slice transaction" <strong>- zoomer, April 17, 2018</strong></span></em></span>

#11 Bingo

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Posted 26 November 2016 - 06:47 AM

Aurora, the Vancouver Aquarium's last beluga whale, dead at 30

http://www.cbc.ca/ne...-dies-1.3869241



#12 North Shore

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Posted 26 November 2016 - 07:56 AM

^  

 

Aurora was from the Western Hudson Bay population of beluga whales. The average lifespan of a beluga from this population is 15 years living in the wild,

 

So after living twice as long as average in a prison cell, and watching her own offspring expire, it's now a tragedy for the Aquarium that she died?


Edited by North Shore, 26 November 2016 - 07:57 AM.

Say, what's that mountain goat doing up here in the mist?

#13 Mike K.

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Posted 18 January 2022 - 07:34 PM

Could the CBC’s advertising pursuits be over?

Supporters of the CBC are also in favour of eliminating the ad money. “We’re very much looking forward to seeing what kind of mention it gets in the upcoming budget,” Sarah Andrews, a spokesperson for advocacy group Friends said.

In trying to find sources of revenue, CBC has “made choices that are maybe not the best,” such as the move into sponsored advertising. “That’s why we think it’s so important to bring the CBC back to its public service roots, because at the end of the day, that’s its role as a public broadcaster, to serve the Canadian public,” Andrews said. “They can’t have to rely on private advertising dollars.”

CBC’s sponsored content division, called Tandem, was put on hold briefly due to controversy over the initiative, but then resumed. Last year, the CBC got $1.4 billion in government funding, according to the CBC’s annual report, a figure that includes a $36.7 million advance from this year’s budget. A spokesperson for the CBC said its current advertising revenue is “just under $254 million.”

- https://nationalpost...-on-advertising

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#14 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 18 April 2022 - 05:57 AM

44-paragraph article.





A truck driver says he was denied justice twice — first by his own lawyer who lied and fabricated documents, then by the law society's insurer, which refused to compensate him because that same lawyer didn't follow its rules.

Dale Rindero wanted to sue his former employer, believing he'd been unfairly fired.

https://www.cbc.ca/n...rance-1.6417239






Now I suppose it’s not completely essential to the story, but most readers would at the very least like to know his side of the story regarding being fired. But the author doesn’t bother with that.

Why?

Because we might have lesser sympathy with the subject?

Edited by Victoria Watcher, 18 April 2022 - 05:58 AM.


#15 Mike K.

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Posted 26 April 2022 - 03:31 AM

You’d think the headline news regarding Twitter would be its creator saying he backs the Musk deal.

But no. We’re seeing alarmist articles about how Twitter going private is an assault on democracy and human rights.

Of course, the comments were disabled: https://www.cbc.ca/n...cerns-1.6430935

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#16 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 26 April 2022 - 03:34 AM

Advocates warn free speech is not an absolute right, say Twitter cannot turn a blind eye to violent comments

 

 

Musk never said he was going to allow "violent comments", whatever that means.



#17 Mike K.

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Posted 26 April 2022 - 03:42 AM

It must be a Kathy Griffin photo shoot posted to Twitter.
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#18 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 04 May 2022 - 06:01 PM

Top 5 stories on CBC website are about abortion right now.

We Canadians have a serious case of USA-watching, that’s not healthy.

Edited by Victoria Watcher, 04 May 2022 - 06:02 PM.


 



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