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NDP most trusted to ‘protect’ CBC: advocacy group

telecom | 09/29/2015 3:04 pm EDT

Advocacy group Friends of Canadian Broadcasting said in a press release Tuesday that a Nanos Research poll it commissioned found the NDP is the party “most trusted by voters to protect the CBC,” followed by the Liberals at 27 per cent, 13 per cent for the Conservatives and three per cent for the Green Party. The release said that in a survey that asked the same question in 2011, 29 per cent of respondents chose the Conservatives as the most trusted party, and linked the decline to funding cuts imposed on CBC/Radio-Canada by the Conservative government in 2012. The survey also...