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Radio-Canada union demands Lacroix’s resignation

Media | 10/29/2015 8:12 pm EDT

A union representing French-language employees of CBC/Radio-Canada is demanding the resignation of the public broadcaster's CEO, Hubert Lacroix, and its entire board. The Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada (SCRC) cited last week's federal election that saw the Liberal party led by Justin Trudeau defeat Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives as the basis for such action. "In a context of changing the federal government, we believe (current CBC) management has no legitimacy," SCRC chairwoman Isabelle Montpetit said in a French press release. "While the new government has promised to reinvest in culture and in CBC/Radio Canada, Hubert T. Lacroix and his team stubbornly implement its 2020 plan. Their interest is not that of maintaining public radio...