Tag: CBC

April 3, 2009

CBC Top Ranked Across Canada … So Let’s Cut It

While the numbers don’t lie, I’m sure other people will be tempted to find ways to suggest that Canadians aren’t interested in public media. This review of radio hours logged by Canadians shows that the CBC dominates most major markets or urban areas. Which begs the question:  why intentionally piss off so many Canadians just to satisfy partisan politics?

March 27, 2009

From Avaaz: Save the CBC

OK … let the petitioning and Facebook pages begin, but nothing’s going to change until we get rid of the Cons. Amid several beefs about this situation is the simple fact that the Cons (with the support of the Liberals) are spending billions of OUR DOLLARS on tax cuts and enriching the upper class, but when they promise to create jobs, this is how they […]

March 25, 2009

Stop the Bailouts, Stop the Cuts

I was going to title this piece "Failure of CanWest = Failure of Conservatives = Failure of Capitalism", but that was too long.  And … given that the Cons are still in control of this country, the focus should instead be on the level of ripe corruption that is really annoying me. Before I go on, follow this link, express your ‘regrets’ with this call […]

December 28, 2008

CBC To Be Cut By $200 Million?

We know the Harpercrites hate the public and we know they hate public broadcasting even more.  Maybe it was Peter Mansbridge and his ‘daring’ questioning of our repugnant leader just a few weeks ago. "Is a coalition really such a bad thing?" "Die Peter, Die".  (Could it be that he really meant to say "The Peter, The"?). Anyways, this broadcast spells out that the CBC […]