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CRTC Orders CBC Radio 2 To Drop Ads: Could TV Be Next?

Wade Rowland | Posted 09.02.2016 | Canada Business
Wade Rowland

The "reality" of public broadcasting, in principle at least, is that it exists precisely in order to provide a service that is not a commercial, for-profit undertaking. It is intended to be distinctive, to be free from the influence of vested interests either commercial or governmental, and to serve its audiences as citizens rather than as consumers.

Here Come Ads On CBC Radio

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.19.2013 | Canada Business

A four-decade-long ban on advertising on CBC radio will come to an end in October, when Radio 2 will begin airing a limited amount of commercials, the...

It Ain't Easy Being Green

Deborah Kimmett | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Living
Deborah Kimmett

Saving energy is the most necessary but exhausting behaviour. Let's face it: We're addicted to oil. We're powerless over the fossil. We need visionaries who will have the creativity and courage to lead us into a new way of doing things.

Commercials Coming To CBC Radio

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The CBC has been given permission by the federal broadcast regulator to introduce advertising on some of its radio networks, breaking a four-...

7 Reasons To Love Strombo

Heather Magee | Posted 03.31.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Heather Magee

I've had a wee bit of a media boner for George Stroumboulopoulos since his early days on MuchMusic, schooling young Canadians on all the kickass alternatives to pop and mainstream music. I've chatted with him briefly at events over the years and he's always obliging and engaging, no matter how busy he is or how many other admirers are waiting in the wings to talk to him. Which is why I thought I'd publish a list of reasons to love Strombo.

George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic's Adventures in Toronto

David Dacks | Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada Music
David Dacks

It's taken two years for me to produce a documentary called Funk Getting Ready To Roll, chronicling George Clinton and Funkadelic's adventures in Toronto in the early 70s. Clinton and company's three or so years living in Toronto gave them new ideas about music making and how to keep doing it. The Funk Mob never would have turned out as it did without these years of reckoning, and in doing so they developed a unique influence on popular music.