Budget boost allowing CBC to expand local, international coverage, says Hill bureau chief

The CBC is getting an extra $75-million in 2016-17, for a total budget of about $1.11-billion, with annual increases of $150-million after that up until 2020-12.

CBC parliamentary bureau chief Rob Russo. The public broadcaster will see its budget increased by the federal government over the next five years, getting an extra $675-million overall. The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Monday, May 30, 2016 12:00 AM

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