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"I think that what we just heard is politics and not a lot more than that."
Adapted for the small screen, The Book of Negroes' Canadian debut occurs one month ahead of the U.S.A. premiere, appositely scheduled for Black History Month. As with any historical film depicting the bowels of inhumanity towards people of colour, it is an uneasy subject matter for the mostly lily-white CBC personalities.
CBC Radio's "The Current" took on Vic Toews and the Tories on Wednesday after the Public Safety Minister took credit for a dip in the crime rate. The show opened with the following monologue in the pr...
To coincide with budget day in Canada yesterday CBC's "The Current" featured a segment on something called participatory budgeting, which engages local citizens and communities in allocating funds to projects and priorities. Average citizens are no less equipped to make these tough decisions than average politicians.