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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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JAIMIE VERNON – THE EVOLUTION WILL NO LONGER BE TELEVISED

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 22, 2013 by segarini

Broadcasts_hirezThis week the Rock Goddess and I made the decision to dump our TV cable subscription. Since work on my Encyclopedias began in earnest in the summer of 2011 I’ve spent less time in front of the Boob Tube and almost all kill-your-tvmy time online – Facebook, YouTube, etc. It’s an issue of time, really. Following the release of my books I’ve been (mostly) employed and fully engaged in putting food on the table and falling asleep – often while waiting for the food to come to the table. Similarly, the Rock Goddess. 

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