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Roxanne Tellier: Death By A Thousand Cuts – Why You Should Care About the CBC

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 23, 2014 by segarini

Roxanne DBAWIS

In 1922, the first licences for private commercial radio stations appeared. Then, as now, Canadians were more likely to listen to American stations than Canadian. By 1928, a royal commission (The Aird Commission) was established by the federal government, to advise on the future of broadcasting in Canada. It recommended the creation of a nationally owned company to operate a coast-to-coast broadcast system. In 1932 the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission (CRBC) was born.

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