It isn’t just the current Conservative government that has a hate-on for the CBC, writes The Globe and Mail’s John Doyle. Every government in power since the CBC’s creation has had a beef with the public broadcaster, and, well, it kind of makes sense.

It isn’t just the current Conservative government that has a hate-on for the CBC, writes The Globe and Mail’s John Doyle. Every government in power since the CBC’s creation has had a beef with the public broadcaster, and, well, it kind of makes sense. After all, governments have always assumed since the CBC receives public funding it should hand softball, puff-piece style pieces to the government of the day. “Everybody needs to calm down,” quips Doyle, “and acknowledge that every government loathes the CBC.” Check out Doyle’s column for more on the latest government’s CBC paranoia, the history of cuts to the network, and why money can’t buy you love.

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