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The Case Against Hockey on CBC Television

Wade Rowland | Posted 09.07.2013 | Canada TV
Wade Rowland

In my view, the CBC simply cannot survive so long as it continues to rely on commercial sponsorship, and thereby makes itself essentially indistinguishable from its commercial competitors -- indistinguishable, and therefore irrelevant and unnecessary. And so, NHL hockey has to go. If it is true that by carrying NHL hockey the CBC is "bringing communities, and the nation, together," it will be unfortunate if the corporation has to abandon this opportunity in order to serve the greater purpose of becoming a true public broadcaster, one whose first priority is to serve citizens rather than advertisers.

'Hockey Night In Canada' 2013: Ron MacLean Promises More Don Cherry, Treats For Fans

HuffPost Canada TV | Rick Mele | Posted 01.18.2013 | Canada TV

It's been a long, painful wait, but hockey fans will finally be getting their Saturday night routine back. After a nearly four-month-long lockout, the...