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CBC struggling to compete with private broadcasters, Stursberg says

News | 11/22/2006 5:00 am EST

With the bold assertion that "English Canadians are the only people in the industrialized world who seem to prefer the content of another country to their own," CBC Television executive VP Richard Stursberg opened his November 7 address before the Economic Club of Toronto. During his speech, he stressed the CBC’s progress in terms of creating popular prime time programming, but also made pointed comments at what he perceived as advantages enjoyed by private broadcasters. An edited passage from Stursberg’s remarks appears below.

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