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Quebec, Ontario request more funding for CBC

Media | 05/25/2015 7:13 pm EDT

Quebec and Ontario are making the case to federal political parties for more financial support for CBC/Radio-Canada. The offices of Jean-Marc Fournier, Quebec’s minister of Canadian intergovernmental affairs, and Madeleine Meilleur, Ontario’s minister of francophone affairs, said in a joint press release Monday that the NDP and Liberals accepted an invitation to a meeting held that day, and that Fournier presented them with observations from a report that was published last week. The release said funding for the CBC has increased 0.5 per cent between 1990 and 2014, compared to...