A free, open and independent CBC strengthens Canada
Sign the Petition: Free the CBC from political interference
In most free and democratic countries, journalists hold governments accountable.
Stephen Harper is trying to put an end to that.
Now that Bill C-60 is the law of the land, the Harper government can exercise control over the wages and working conditions of all CBC employees, including all those who produce news and current affairs programs. This gives Stephen Harper an unprecedented capacity to undermine the CBC’s editorial independence and turn our national public broadcaster into a government propaganda machine – a state broadcaster!
The CBC must now contend with more political interference than any public broadcaster in the free and democratic world.
A new Nanos Research poll shows just how isolated Stephen Harper’s Conservatives have become, standing alone as a rogue government desperate to control and silence the CBC and other media outlets.
Together, we can hold Harper’s Conservatives accountable for their agenda to destroy public broadcasting in Canada. Please join the campaign by signing the petition!
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Great video! Really drives home the message that there have been far too many Conservative Party scandals in the last two years.
I agree Mark, the CBC is the backbone of our nation. It has helped to hold our nation together by bringing Canadians from all corners of the nation together to listen, share and discuss the issues that concern us most.
Canada would be far worse off without a public broadcaster like the CBC because private broadcasters just don't have the same 'believability' as a result of their 'earnings' first culture.