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  CBC.ca - Canadian News Sports Entertainment Kids Docs Radio TV
B.C. poet Robin Blaser is awarded the prestigious and lucrative Griffin Prize.
A hot-tempered guy, whose dreams of hockey stardom elude him, joins a pro golf tour to win the prize money needed to rescue his beloved grandma's home from the IRS.
About CBC · Canadian Broadcasting Centre · CBC Merchandise and Shop · Educational Resources · Tapes, Transcripts and Image Assets · Digital Archives · Contact Us
www.cbc.ca   (334 words)

  Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The CBC's predecessor, the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission, was established in 1932 by the government of R.B. Bennett after an intense lobbying campaign by Graham Spry and Alan Plaunt of the Canadian Radio League which had been set up in 1930 to campaign for the implementation of recommendations by the Aird Commission on public broadcasting.
CBC television stations in Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and Yukon tailor their programming mostly to the local native population, and broadcast in many native languages, such as Inuktitut, Gwich'in, and Dene.
CBC Transmission has extensive experience in the design, installation and maintenance of broadcast transmission facilities and is able to provide a full menu of service offerings to the private sector.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_Broadcasting_Corporation   (4942 words)

 Encyclopedia: CBC Radio One
CBC radio began in 1936, and is the oldest branch of the Corporation.
CBC Radio One promotional spots are generally announced by Canadian actress Shauna MacDonald, also known as "Promo Girl".
CBC Radio One promotional spots are generally announced by Canadian actress Shauna MacDonald, also known as "Promo Girl", and typically end with one of two slogans: either "Because sometimes a picture needs a thousand words" or "Hear the big picture".
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/CBC-Radio-One   (2777 words)

 Encyclopedia article: CBC Radio One   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1960, the CBC began running distinct programming on its FM (Modulation of the frequency of the (radio) carrier wave) stations, which were previously simulcasts of the AM stations.
In the 1990s (The decade from 1990 to 1999), many of the CBC's AM stations moved to FM, meaning that the old distinction between the AM "Radio" network and the FM "Stereo" network was no longer accurate.
CBC Radio One promotions typically end with one of two slogans: either "Because sometimes a picture needs a thousand words" or "Hear the big picture".
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/cb/cbc_radio_one2.htm   (928 words)

 BMW World - Technology
Cornering Brake Control (CBC) is a further development and expansion of the anti-lock braking systems (ABS) for braking on curves.
CBC guarantees optimum distribution of brake power in corners, keeping the car on track even if the brakes are applied suddenly when cornering.
CBC counteracts these tendencies by modulating brake action at individual wheels in a precise way; for instance, it can cause brake pressure at the outside front wheel to build up more rapidly than at the other wheels.
www.bmwworld.com /technology/cbc.htm   (340 words)

 About CBC
CBC is in the process of being liquidated because of our inability to pay court costs.
CBC works to facilitate communication and to enable all people to find their voice.
To this end CBC promotes the concept of "Living Cities"; cities which are "green", vibrant and alive, rather than cities that consist of a dead concrete core.
www.cbc.org.nz /aboutcbc/main.shtml   (505 words)

 What is the (Next) Message?: CBC is Dead! Long Live CBC!
Antonia Zerbisias, the media columnist-cum-blogger for the Toronto Star believes that CBC Television is down for the count this time.
Among the components that comprise the mandate of the CBC are the need to reach from the most densely populated urban areas all the way to the remote Arctic wilderness - from sea to sea to sea throughout this vast land, as they say.
When CBC reopens for business, it should, like the BBC, open its archives and make its footage available to Canadians (and others citizens of the global village) for the express purpose of remixing and remaking our stories.
whatisthemessage.blogspot.com /2005/08/cbc-is-dead-long-live-cbc.html   (721 words)

 Complete Blood Count
Doctors often order a CBC for a child to check for anemia, infections, or other health problems.
CBC results can be available in minutes in an emergency, but more commonly come after a few hours or the next day.
Also part of the CBC is the blood differential test that measures the relative numbers of white blood cells (WBCs) in the blood.
kidshealth.org /parent/system/medical/labtest4.html   (665 words)

 Education & Certification > Certifications Available > Certified Broadcast Captioner (CBC)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The CBC is an entry level exam that measures the knowledge, skill, and ability of the candidate to produce an accurate, simultaneous translation and display of broadcasts utilizing realtime translation software.
A CBC Job Analysis which is the blueprint for this certification program is available at no charge online in Adobe Acrobat Format or by calling 1-800-272-6272.
A CBC study guide has been developed is available at no charge online in Adobe Acrobat Format or by calling 1-800-272-6272.
www.ncraonline.org /education/certification/available/cbc.shtml   (458 words)

 TV Ark - CBC   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The initial plan was to have the government establish owned-and-operated CBC stations in the large metropolitan areas, while smaller areas would be served by private CBC affiliates.
CBC's main transmission centre for the entire network is based out of the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in downtown Toronto.
Most CBC national programmes are also produced out of this facility, and is also the home of the CBC National Newsroom.
www.tv-ark.org.uk /international/canada_cbc.html   (295 words)

 Stephen Taylor - Conservative Party of Canada Pundit: CBC Board of Directors Political Contributions by Party
As I prepared this post, a rerun of the CBC's fifth estate documentary was lamenting the arrival of that "loud", "raucous" cable news channel that has debuted on Canadian digital cable.
Thus, I present the political contributions by party made by the current CBC board of directors.
The CBC documentary on Fox News dreads a division of opinion in the news media concerning the stories that are reported, the facts which are selected, and the tone of the broadcast.
www.stephentaylor.ca /archives/000179.html   (353 words)

 CBC Unplugged | MetaFilter
The CBC is Canada's public broadcaster -- it is funded partially by the federal government (the rest of its revenue comes from advertising, although the radio services are ad-free) but operates at arm's length, with a board of directors appointed by the government.
CBC does an admirable job of biting the hands that feed it, far better than we can expect from toadying corporations who must, because they are businesses, put the bottom-line first and all else -- including quality journalism -- a distant second.
CBC could afford to take the gamble because 1) it fit with their mandate (for instance "contribute to shared national consciousness and identity") and 2) if couldn't get companies to buy ad-time they could still eat the loss of revenue and justify it to the board of directors.
www.metafilter.com /mefi/44473   (7914 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: CBC
CBC also includes information about the red blood cells that is calculated from the other measurements:
The platelet count is also usually included in the CBC.
The CBC is a screening test, used to diagnose and manage numerous diseases.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/003642.htm   (849 words)

 CBC begins broad work stoppage
The CBC's main network relied on reruns, and 24-hour cable news channel CBC Newsworld went to documentary fare and BBC World newscasts as an indefinite management lockout went into effect at 12:01 a.m.
CBC management, unveiling a "detailed contingency plan" for programming during the work stoppage, said it would air key revenue-generating Canadian Football League and upcoming National Hockey League games on its main network but without the play-by-play commentary normally provided by unionized staff.
Richard Stursberg, CBC's executive vp television, told reporters during a morning conference call that 11th-hour bargaining talks during the weekend fell apart over the number of workers that CBC management can hire under a temporary contract as opposed to establishing permanent positions.
www.hollywoodreporter.com /thr/international/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001015076   (513 words)

 CBC - News
CBC is a sponsor of the California Ecological Observatory Network (CalEON) - a regional network of field sites, natural history museums, and university labs.
CBC has provided financial support for organizational meetings and design and material for the CalEON website.
This event is Sponsored by the Bryolab, UC Berkeley and the CBC.
cbc.berkeley.edu /news.html   (143 words)

 The Meatriarchy
This is a trick by the CBC to show the Dick Cheney documentary twice and pretend it is two different documentaries.
See this Macleans Article (Via CBC watch) where a reporter acutally has to watch Fox for a few days.
CBC Watch is all over this one - click hereto read.
meatriarchy.blogspot.com /archives/2004_10_03_meatriarchy_archive.html   (1908 words)

 Main Page (CBCunplugged.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CBC Radio 3 host Alexis Mazurin, who suffered a massive heart attack while out of the country two months ago, died last night around 8:00 p.m.
My goal is to return to CBC Radio in a permanent, full-time job next September, either as a radio producer, host, or somehow involved in recruiting/training new voices.
CBC spokesman Jason MacDonald told the Globe and Mail Monday that it's unclear whether Saturday's edition of Hockey Night in Canada will be a normal broadcast.
cbcunplugged.blogware.com /blog   (2474 words)

 National Post - Memo distributed to CBC staff on use of the word 'terrorism. - cbcwatch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
National Post - Memo distributed to CBC staff on use of the word 'terrorism.
As CBC News editor-in-chief Tony Burman has pointed out: "Our preference is to describe the act or individual, and let the viewer or listener or political representatives make their own judgment."
CBC is another name for denial by Anonymous
www.cbcwatch.ca /?q=node/view/1178   (515 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Canada's CBC locks out employees
Canadian public broadcaster CBC has locked out 5,500 workers after failing to reach an agreement with their union.
Employees have been without contracts for more than a year, and CBC is also planning to recruit new staff on a contract basis rather than full-time.
CBC can rely on BBC World Service reports for coverage of international events.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/4153850.stm   (260 words)

 CBC.ca - The WhatsOnToronto Archives
While in the Broadcasting Centre, explore the fascinating history of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation at the CBC Museum and at other displays in the corridors and on the concourse level of the building.
The Museum recently unveiled treasures from CBC Radio's long-running hit, "The Happy Gang" in the Wellington St. corridor.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/photogalleries/ ---------------------------------------------------- CBC ARCHIVES "60s Design a Go-Go" In collaboration with the 60s Exhibit at Ottawa's Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Digital Archives looks at some of the innovative designs of the 1960s - from the Canadian flag to counter-culture, its a real trip.
interact.cbc.ca /pipermail/whatsontoronto/2005-March/000039.html   (774 words)

 CBC | The News is NowPublic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
London Free Press - National News - CBC lockout nears an end: OTTAWA -- Business as usual is not an option, media watchers said yesterday as the CBC showed signs of emerging from a seven-week locko...
CBC News: Jean called 'inspired choice' for governor general: Jean called 'inspired choice' for governor general Last Updated Wed, 03 Aug 2005 23:17:13 EDT CBC News Michaelle Jean will be Canada...
Feedster on: vancouver: i just heard that Patti Schmidt got fired from cbc and that they possibly cancelled Brave New Waves and are trying to base most ov their broadcasting from Vancouver (!??) me...
www.nowpublic.com /taxonomy/term/1272   (264 words)

 Complete Blood Count (CBC)
A CBC helps your health professional evaluate symptoms (such as weakness, fatigue, or bruising) and diagnose conditions (such as anemia, infection, and many other disorders).
For instance, the red blood cell (RBC) count, hemoglobin (Hgb), and hematocrit (HCT) are the most important values needed to help decide whether a person has anemia, but the red blood cell indices and the blood smear also help guide the diagnosis and suggest a possible cause for the anemia.
When inflammation in the body is present (such as from an infection or cancer), red blood cells may settle more quickly than normal.
www.webmd.com /hw/health_guide_atoz/hw4260.asp   (1848 words)

 Sports Tri-Cities CBC
Jessica Miller pumped her fist and had a little extra bounce in her step as she headed back to the sideline.
It took all of 35 minutes for the defending NWAACC champions to realize that this season might be a little different.
A typical season at this point would have the Columbia Basin College volleyball team closing in on 40 wins and at or near the top of the Eastern Division standings.
www.sportstricities.com /sportstc/college/cbc   (870 words)

 Central Baptist College
Take the student-guided virtual tour to see our beautiful campus and read stories from some of our best and brightest.
Effective immediately, CBC summer hours of operation are 8:00am-4:00pm M-F.  Normal business hours (8:00am-5:00pm) will resume on August 12, 2008.  Have a great summer!
The PACE program gives working adults an opportunity to complete their college degree.
www.cbc.edu   (141 words)

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