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CBC Ombudsman

CBC Ombudsman: Truth Over Time
9 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Truth Over Time

The complainant, Mary Spensley, disputed the accuracy of a story about an LGBTQ teaching tool created by the Alberta Teachers’ Association. She was also concerned that hostile politicians were using… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Truth Over Time

CBC Ombudsman: Keeping Cool in the Twittersphere
9 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Keeping Cool in the Twittersphere

The complainant, Lara Dutton, objected to a CBC online writer expressing opinion while using the @CBCToronto twitter account. She wanted to know what the consequences were for the… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Keeping Cool in the Twittersphere

CBC Ombudsman: Trump vs. The NFL
10 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Trump vs. The NFL

The complainant, Dan Bourque, objected to CBC Halifax’s Mainstreet coverage of the President of the United States and his interactions with both NFL players and the Pittsburgh Penguins
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CBC Ombudsman: The Opioid Crisis
10 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: The Opioid Crisis

The complainant, Geoffrey Donaldson, considered reporting about an increase in publicly-funded opioid prescriptions in New Brunswick misleading. He did not agree that there is any concern in the increase. He… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: The Opioid Crisis

CBC Ombudsman: The National
11 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: The National

The complainant, Dieter Buse, objected to a Viewpoint segment by Robyn Urback, calling into question Canada’s desire for a seat on the UN security council. He thought it was a… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: The National

CBC Ombudsman: The Rohingya Story
11 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: The Rohingya Story

The complainant, Meer Sahib, thought the phrasing of a reference to the insurgent attacks that sparked the current action against the Rohingya people left the impression that the host of… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: The Rohingya Story

CBC Ombudsman: Provocative Opinion
12 months ago

CBC Ombudsman: Provocative Opinion

The complainant, Mike McEwan, thought an opinion piece critical of the systematic mistreatment of Aboriginal people was expressed in a way that bordered on “hate speech.” There is a big… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Provocative Opinion

CBC Ombudsman: Climate change and hurricanes
1 year ago

CBC Ombudsman: Climate change and hurricanes

The complainant, Domenico Celli, thought CBC was deliberately lying when meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe pointed out some possible influence of climate change on hurricane Harvey. She was giving documented scientific information.… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Climate change and hurricanes

CBC Ombudsman: Covering Omar Khadr
1 year ago

CBC Ombudsman: Covering Omar Khadr

The complainant, Murray O’Regan, thought CBC radio news was indulging in tabloid journalism talking about the Khadr settlement. The item on the hourly newscast focused on the controversy over the… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Covering Omar Khadr

CBC Ombudsman: Controversy vs. Controversial
1 year ago

CBC Ombudsman: Controversy vs. Controversial

President of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms and spokesperson for a Christian school in Alberta, thought coverage of a dispute between the local school board and his school was biased.
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