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  Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) | Profile
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation was created as a Crown Corporation in 1936 by an Act of Parliament, following a Royal Commission that was concerned about the growing American influence in radio.
CBC's mandate is set out in the 1991 Broadcasting Act which states that it "should provide radio and television services incorporating a wide range of programming that informs, enlightens and entertains." It is financed mainly through public funds, which are supplemented by advertising revenue.
The CBC is subject to the regulations of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).
www.media-awareness.ca /english/resources/profiles/government/cbc/profiles_gov_cbc.cfm   (248 words)

  
  Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The CBC is the oldest broadcasting service in the country, first established in its present form on November 2, 1936.
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, Gwichʼin, and Dene.
CBC Television was an early leader in broadcasting programming with closed captioning for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers, airing its first captioned programming in 1981 [2].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_Broadcasting_Corporation   (6242 words)

  
 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Television broadcasts from the CBC began on September 6, 1952, with the opening of a station in Montreal, Quebec, and a station in Toronto, Ontario opening two days later.
Private CBC affiliates are not as common as they were in the past, as many such stations have been purchased either by the CBC itself or by CHUM Limited, becoming NewNet stations.
CBC Radio Two and La Chaîne Culturelle, which are found exclusively on FM, air arts and cultural programming, with a primary focus on music, mostly classical.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/c/ca/canadian_broadcasting_corporation.html   (1145 words)

  
 Copyright Reform Process - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ("CBC") is a Crown corporation governed by the Broadcasting Act of 1991, and is subject to the regulations of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (the "CRTC").
CBC is therefore of the opinion that any Internet-based retransmitter that wishes to benefit from the advantages of the Regime should first submit convincing evidence to the effect that it has the technology required to ensure that its retransmission operations do not go beyond the limits of Canadian territory.
CBC is not opposed to extension of the Regime to Internet-based retransmitters.
strategis.ic.gc.ca /epic/internet/incrp-prda.nsf/en/rp00164e.html   (2902 words)

  
 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, more commonly abbreviated CBC, is Canada's government-owned television network and radio network.
For the next few decades, the CBC was behind all broadcasting innovation in Canada.
CBC Radio Two[?] airs arts and culture programming.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/cb/CBC.html   (252 words)

  
 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
This logo was designed for the CBC by graphic artist Burton Kramer in 1974, and it is the most widely recognized symbol of the corporation.
Some of the stations broadcasting from smaller cities are private affiliates of the CBC, that is, stations which are owned by commercial broadcasters but air a predominantly CBC schedule.
CBC Radio has five separate services—three in English, known as CBC Radio One, CBC Radio Two, and CBC Radio 3, and two in French, known as La Première Chaîne and Espace Musique.
www.askfactmaster.com /CBC   (1630 words)

  
 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Newsworld
Canadian audiences have consistently demonstrated a taste for news produced indigenously, reflecting local concerns, as well as for Canadian perspectives on international events.
The perception that CBC has a central Canadian bias, and therefore that it does not adequately reflect the diverse interests and locations of the nation as a whole, also surfaced as a criticism of the CRTC decision.
In a bid to address the issue of CBC's centralization in Toronto, CBC Newsworld began by situating its broadcast centres in Halifax, Winnipeg and Calgary.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/C/htmlC/canadianbro/canadianbro.htm   (605 words)

  
 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Wikiality, the Truthiness Encyclopedia for Colbert's Heroes
The National Hockey League, or NHL, soon followed, which gave the CBC a great deal more programming, as at the time, other than the traditional Polar Bear warnings, all the network had to broadcast were programs about maple syrup and some guy named Ed the Sock.
The net result: CBC television was born to serve not only the auditory senses, but the visual senses as well.
Many Canadians living in remote areas were also able to see hockey for the first time, which was good, because they could not understand the odd new game just from listening to the puzzling broadcasts on the radio.
www.wikiality.com /Canadian_Broadcasting_Corporation   (566 words)

  
 A Visit to the Archives - CBC Archives Virtual Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CBC also has archives in offices across the country, where most local and regional programming are stored.
For good measure, more CBC material is stored in several provincial archives and at the National Archives in Ottawa.
CBC's Toronto headquarters, which opened in 1994, is the English-language archives' main hub.
archives.radio-canada.ca /info/281g_en2.shtml   (252 words)

  
 Profile of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
CBC Northern Service, which began in 1958, is the most notable example of regional programming.
When the CBC's budget began to be cut drastically in the 1980s, the CBC found itself in a nearly impossible situation - lured to cheap foreign programming in order to meet budgetary demands, but thereby compromising its original mandate to keep a Canadian voice and a Canadian perspective in broadcasting.
In 1999, CBC was recognized internationally from among all other broadcasters in the world as the first television network to ensure permanent distribution by satellite.
www.canadianstudies.ca /NewJapan/cbc.html   (1178 words)

  
 Supreme Court of Canada - Decisions - R. v. Bryan
Canadians are entitled to know, as soon as possible, who their elected representatives are.
Moreover, the Lortie Report stated that “western Canadian voters generally may feel that their vote counts for less if the election outcome has been determined before their votes are cast, and some may have decided not to vote for that reason”: vol.
This evidence regarding the subjective views of Canadians must be taken as doubly important in a case such as this, where the harm that the law is seeking to address is itself about those very same subjective views.
scc.lexum.umontreal.ca /en/2007/2007scc12/2007scc12.html   (10339 words)

  
 math lessons - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
This logo, nicknamed the "exploding pizza" or the "exploding pineapple", was designed for the CBC by graphic artist Burton Kramer in 1974, and it is the most widely recognized symbol of the corporation.
CBC Radio Three is a broadband online magazine only available on the Internet (the magazine is being shelved as the CBC re-designs the arts and culture portals on its website), providing streaming audio devoted to youth culture and independent music.
In northwest Washington State, CBC OandO station CBUT is transmitted to almost one million Comcast cable subscribers in Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma, Olympia, and Everett.
www.mathdaily.com /lessons/CBC   (2354 words)

  
 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is one of the world's major public BROADCASTING organizations.
While ultimately responsible to Parliament for its overall conduct, it is independent of government control in its day-to-day operations.
From its creation in the midst of the Depression to the present day, it has sought to provide Canadians with a broad range of high-quality indigenous information and entertainment programming, even as its critics continue to lobby the government to abolish its funding of the CROWN CORPORATION and level the playing field for all broadcasters.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0001266   (162 words)

  
 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is one of the world's major public BROADCASTING organizations.
While ultimately responsible to Parliament for its overall conduct, it is independent of government control in its day-to-day operations.
From its creation in the midst of the Depression to the present day, it has sought to provide Canadians with a broad range of high-quality indigenous information and entertainment programming, even as its critics continue to lobby the government to abolish its funding of the CROWN CORPORATION and level the playing field for all broadcasters.
www.canadianencyclopedia.ca /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0001266   (124 words)

  
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CBC grew out of the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission (CRBC), which was established in 1932 largely to counter the growing influence of American radio and efforts to expand U.S. broadcasting networks into Canada.
CBC is government-owned and receives annual subsidies of nearly $1 billion (Canadian) from the Parliament in Ottawa.
During the latest Canadian election campaign CBC made almost daily assertions that the nation's conservative party had a sinister "secret plan" to change government policies in an American direction, and with this anti-conservative propaganda CBC helped the liberal party win.
www.discoverthenetwork.org /groupProfile.asp?grpid=6987   (765 words)

  
 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Journawiki
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, commonly known by the abbreviation CBC, is Canada's government-owned radio and television broadcaster/wire service.
CBC was established in its current form 12 November 1936, and is the oldest currently-operating broadcaster in Canada.
The CBC also operates digital audio service Galaxie and two main websites, one in each official language.
journalism.wikia.com /wiki/Canadian_Broadcasting_Corporation   (180 words)

  
 TheStar.com | comment | What is best role for CBC today?
Last year, he cancelled a raft of Canadian drama shows because he didn't believe their ratings were high enough and veered away from public broadcasting with a series of reality shows and lusty dramas such as The Tudors, a co-production with Ireland about the life of Henry VIII.
But if the CBC is to fulfill its wide mandate to be all things to all Canadians by producing excellent news, public affairs, sports and drama, Parliament must provide more funding to the broadcaster, as the Senate report and countless others have concluded.
Instead of simply attacking the CBC for its shortcomings – and there are many – supporters of the public broadcaster must outline and champion their own realistic long-term vision for the service.
www.thestar.com /comment/article/277230   (956 words)

  
 On This Day - Dec. 25, 1939 - CBC Archives
In this excerpt from his speech, broadcast in Canada by the CBC, the King says the Empire shall remain undaunted in the face of war.
• The Queen's message was first broadcast on television in 1957, the 25th anniversary of her grandfather's first Christmas message.
The broadcast, seen around the world, reached an estimated audience of 6.5 million in 2003.
archives.cbc.ca /IDC-1-69-1966-12704-11/on_this_day/life_society/twt   (662 words)

  
 PART III CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION
The financial year of the Corporation is the period beginning on April 1 in one year and ending on March 31 in the next year, unless the Governor in Council otherwise directs.
(1) The Corporation shall cause an annual auditor's report to be prepared in respect of itself and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, if any, in accordance with the regulations, on the accounts and financial statements of the Corporation and of each subsidiary, and the report shall be made to the Board and to the Minister.
The Corporation shall forthwith notify the Minister and the President of the Treasury Board of the name of any corporation that becomes or ceases to be a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Corporation.
laws.justice.gc.ca /en/B-9.01/8948.html   (4947 words)

  
 Smash the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation by Walter Block
The entire idea of the CBC is unknown to Americans (except perhaps to those who live right on the border of the two countries.) This is a television and radio broadcasting company operated as if it were completely owned by the government of Canada.
It is as philosophically independent of the Canadian government as is the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Post Office or Air Canada, the airline run by the Canadian government, claims to the contrary of "independence" notwithstanding.
In Canada, this is done by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).
www.lewrockwell.com /block/block55.html   (1335 words)

  
 Lovemarks | Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
CBC radio 'One' (news) and 'Two' both offer the highest quality and balanced entertainment.
I listen to the BBC, DW radio and other national broadcasters and the CBC is easily as professional.
The hypnotizing formation of shapes is akin to the hypnotic power CBC has over much of Canada - the shows aren't the greatest, but we can't stop watching...
www.lovemarks.com /lm/read/714   (242 words)

  
 InsideTheCBC.com
CBC also has decided to disband the CBC Radio Orchestra, the last radio orchestra in existence in North America, to free up the funding for projects.
After all of the happy stories in the last little while about the CBC website being unblocked in China, a CBC employee was not amused to learn that the Radio-Canada site has now been blocked in China again.
CBC reporters have been denied access to any embargoed media events held by the Alberta Legislature until after next year’s budget is handed down.
www.insidethecbc.com   (1647 words)

  
 The owners - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
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This page does not belong to or represent Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; it is about this media owner.
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 BBC NEWS | Technology | Embracing the torrent of online video
Last Sunday night, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Canada's public broadcaster, aired the finale of Canada's Next Great Prime Minister, a television program that attracted national attention not only for its sizable audiences and the participation of several former Prime Ministers, but also for its emphasis on internet-based participation.
While the CBC may succeed in paving a new path for content distribution for broadcasters, it is also placing the spotlight yet again on the contentious issue of network management practices.
More broadcasters are likely to follow suit in the months ahead, complicating the claims of copyright lobby groups that BitTorrent is a "pirate" technology and ISP practices that hamper consumer access to authorised content online.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/technology/7312460.stm   (750 words)

  
 CBC.ca - Terms of Use
By accessing and using the CBC Feed you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that the CBC Feed and Feed Content may not be used or reproduced except as provided herein without the consent of by CBC/Radio Canada.
Each CBC Feed is headed by the cbc.ca logo, for the English version, and by the radio-canada.ca logo, for the French version.
cbc.ca /aboutcbc/discover/termsofuse.html   (3720 words)

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