The possibility of change to the CBC’s mandate is being considered as part of government's ongoing 'cultural toolkit' consultations.
From the left, iPolitics publisher James Baxter, Vice News' Justin Ling, CBC Hill bureau chief Rob Russo, Macleans Hill bureau chief John Geddes. Photographs courtesy of James Baxter and LinkedIn, and The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
As Hill news outlets continue to make cuts and struggle to find the right formula to succeed in the digital world, questions are being raised about the CBC’s impact on Canada’s media landscape.
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'It’s a question of the Crown and its relations with Indigenous people and chiefs. It’s not a question of getting their views to a parliamentary committee,' says Green parliamentary leader Elizabeth May.
Plus, the heritage minister says recommendations made by an expert broadcast review panel will be used to inform a forthcoming government bill, which he expects to table before the House rises this summer.
The three-member working group set up by the House Board of Internal Economy in 2019 to oversee Centre Block’s renovation was disbanded with the last Parliament, and discussions are now underway on its successor.