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Ghomeshi’s accuser says peace bond ‘clearest path to the truth’
4 years ago

Ghomeshi’s accuser says peace bond ‘clearest path to the truth’

By  •  News, Law

Kathryn Borel, a former CBC employee, says she agreed to a peace bond over a trial because “it seemed like the clearest path to the truth.”
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CBC Ombudsman: Service Dogs or Support Dogs: Getting the definition right
4 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Service Dogs or Support Dogs: Getting the definition right

The complainant, Andrew Sprague, said that CBC News wrongly identified the status of an emotional support dog that was banned from an Edmonton base.
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CBC Ombudsman: Power & Politics: Equal opportunity questioning
4 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: Power & Politics: Equal opportunity questioning

The complainant, Ray Gribeauval, thought the program host was pushing the Conservative party line in a story about fiscal update.
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CBC Ombudsman: GMO Crops and Journalistic Balance
4 years ago

CBC Ombudsman: GMO Crops and Journalistic Balance

The complainant focused on a passing reference to crop yields from GMO seed in an interview about the reasons for the Chinese takeover of a large seed and pesticide company.
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Memo: Brodie Fenlon appointed Senior Director of Digital News at CBC
4 years ago

Memo: Brodie Fenlon appointed Senior Director of Digital News at CBC

By  •  News, People, Memos
The following memo was sent to CBC staff on Feb. 24 from Jennifer McGuire, General Manager and Editor in Chief I am thrilled to confirm Brodie Fenlon as the Senior Director of CBC News Digital. Brodie has been acting in…
Liberals release details of budget cuts made in 2012, including several made at CBC
4 years ago

Liberals release details of budget cuts made in 2012, including several made at CBC

By  •  News
By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor Information released by the Liberal government on Feb. 19 details $115 million in cuts to the CBC along with several other services. Budgets for sports programming were scaled back by $2.2 million, and specialty and…
Reporting from Ebola’s ground zero
4 years ago

Reporting from Ebola’s ground zero

By  •  Work, Field Notes
By Lana Hall In 2014, CBC correspondent Adrienne Arsenault cut her vacation short to accept a gig covering the worst outbreak of Ebola in history. She barely hesitated. “I can’t imagine saying no. I don’t think it’s in our DNA…