CBC Harper

Petitions delivered to the government in the House of Commons are seldom an effective method of achieving change, unless they are accompanied by other, more effective actions. If online petitioners and other organizations are really concerned about the future of the CBC, their time would be better spent developing more effective campaigns.
OTTAWA - The CBC is warning the federal government that its efforts to control salary negotiations at the Crown agency could
No public broadcaster anywhere in the free world faces the degree of political interference as that proposed for the CBC in Bill C-60. The government's latest Omnibus Budget legislation would make the Prime Minister the ultimate boss of all of the CBC's employees if the government takes control of collective bargaining at the CBC as Bill C-60 proposes to do. Governments do not control the public broadcaster in free and democratic countries. Along with other media outlets, public broadcasters hold governments to account, a role that depends on being completely independent of the government of the day.