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CBC board to be gender-balanced: Joly

Media | 02/18/2016 2:42 am EST

OTTAWA — Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly told a Senate committee Wednesday evening that the government aims to have a gender-balanced board of directors for CBC/Radio-Canada, as part of review of the governance structure of the public broadcaster. “We want to make sure that there’s an open and transparent process in order [to] have the right governance,” she said at the Senate heritage committee, where she appeared as part of a study into ministerial mandate letters. She added that that will include ensuring there is a gender-balanced board that also includes...