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New CEO’s content background indicates shift at CBC: experts

Media | 04/03/2018 5:19 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Catherine Tait’s appointment as head of CBC/Radio-Canada is signalling a shift at the public broadcaster, as she becomes the first woman to lead the CBC and the first to bring extensive content production experience to the role, according to experts. “I...

CBC board postings extended

Media | 08/15/2017 4:40 pm EDT

Prospective members of the CBC/Radio-Canada board of directors have more time to get their resumes in front of the government’s new advisory panel, as the deadline for various board positions have been extended. The three postings on the governor-in-council website for part-time directors, chairperson and a full-time president have all been prolonged until Sept. 5 from their original cut-off dates of July 18, July 11 and Aug. 15, respectively. In June, Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly announced the creation of a...

Advisory group named to drive CBC board appointments

Media | 06/20/2017 5:45 pm EDT

OTTAWA — A nine-member panel has been charged with vetting potential appointees to the CBC/Radio-Canada...