The network will not divulge losses from this season’s NHL lockout, but the outlook is dark. CBC president Hubert Lacroix last week characterized the loss as ‘a cash flow challenge.’
Storytelling is the artful manufacturing of myths geared to emotional impact. Reporting is the plain assembly of facts that depict reality.
Canadians are assured electronic punches ‘work’ and are therefore justifiable. What if the claim was false? What if the Mother Of All Attack Ads that inspired the whole business was proven not only vicious but ineffectual?
The last thing Canadian journalism needs is ‘reporters’ who freelance as intelligence agents for Beijing.
It’s an election year in the U.S. Reflecting on the 2008 campaign raises questions about the media’s integrity and coherent journalism.
Today ‘reform’ is narrowly redefined to mere term limits, meaning Conservative appointees would retire after nine years so more Conservatives could be recycled in their place.
Eric Liddell, who had a little-known Canadian connection, was the true-life 1924 Olympic medalist depicted in the Academy Award-winning Chariots of Fire.
For James Gay, Canada’s worst poet, there is no plaque, no government distinction, no internet immortality. It is an oversight that should be corrected.
Drafted in secret, frog-marched on closure, its provisions hidden from voters in the last campaign, the bill reads like it was ghostwritten at the Calgary Petroleum Club. It puts Canada dead last among G8 countries in environmental protection.
The Library of Parliament erased Charles Tupper, a Father of Confederation, from an online reference guide on prime ministers.
Police must be relentless, fearless, and meticulous in pursuit of truth. Yet the nation’s vote police, Elections Canada, are short on all counts.
So it is that 27 years after he left office, Alberta’s Peter Lougheed is praised lavishly by media.
U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman, right, and his wife, Vicki, were all smiles at hosting their first Fourth of July bash in Ottawa. Some 3,000 guest attended. The mood was good and there was a lot of dancing, eating, and chatting.
Vicki and Bruce Heyman. The dress code was summer whites. The atmosphere was light and lovely.
Bluesky's Susan Smith, Ottawa University's Robert Asselin, and Bluesky's Tim Barber.
House of Commons protocol's Elizabeth Rody and Jane Kennedy.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce President Perrin Beatty, wearing a nice summer hat.
The National Arts Centre's Peter Herndorff and Rosemary Thompson.
Sisters, Maggie Creskey, left, and Hill Times publisher Anne Marie Creskey.
The guests on the front lawn of the U.S. ambassador's official residence in Ottawa's swishy Rockcliffe neighbourhood, high up above the Ottawa River.
Shaw's Alayne Crawford and Gary Clement, senior manager of GR at TD Bank (Toronto).
CCCE's Ailish Campbell, Ekos' Frank Graves, Amgen's Kim Furlong, and H&K's Jackie King.
Environics' Greg MacEachern, CPAC's Natalie LeMay-Calcutt, and Shaw's Jim Patrick.
CommuniquéDirect's Nick Masciantonio and MDA's Leslie Swartman.
Postmedia News columnist Andrew Coyne and Global TV News reporter Laura Stone.
Former Liberal MP Martha Hall Findlay, right, and a friend.