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Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...

News Releases

Radiation Safety Institute of Canada Comments on Latest Radon Findings by Health Canada .
2012-08-24
Radiation Safety Institute of Canada
On the basis of radon tests in some 14,000 homes and buildings across Canada, Health Canada scientists have found that many more homes than expected from previous surveys have radon levels above Canad...

Sources Select Resources

Cuts, Canadian Culture and the CBC
Berton, Pierre
Article
1986
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Canadian drams gives us a sense of community.
Petitions next to useless in campaign to defend CBC
fillmore, Nick
Article
2013
Pressure groups put a lot of effort into petitions, but the question is - does sending petitions have any effect. Are they just wasting everyone's time?
Television news cuts at CBC will hurt Canadians
Article
2014
Canadian Association of Journalists
The Canadian Association of Journalists expresses its concern over the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s decision to reduce its workforce in coming years by up to 1,500 employees.
What needs to happen to save and rebuild the CBC
Fillmore, Nick
Article
2014
Can the CBC be saved and restored? Probably. But it will take some time and some good luck, as well as some heavy duty political lobbying. It is important that CBC supporters, including those who hav...

Sources Bookshelf

The Cultural Industries in Canada
Problems, Policies and Prospects
Dorland, Michael (ed.)
Book
1996
Dorland discusses policy problems specific to the Canadian cultural industries that produce cultural commodities, such as books, films and television programs.
Democracy's Oxygen
How Corporations Control the News
Winter, James
Book
1997
Winter shows that far from providing "democracy's oxygen," the news media legitimize a fundamentally undemocratic system. Instead of keeping the public informated, news organizations manufacture publi...
In The News
The Practice of Media Relations in Canada
Carney, William Wray
Book
2002
Carney gives everyone, from student to seasoned practitioner, a thorough understanding of who the media are, how they work and how to approach them with stories.
Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
The Missing News
Filters and Blind Spots in Canada's Press
Hackett, Robert A.; Gruneau, Richard; with Donald Gutstein, Timothy A. Gibson and Newswatch Canada
Book
2000
Asks a number of questions, including: How well do the news media filter reality, for what purposes, through what processes and in whose interests? How do newspapers and TV stations choose what news i...
Spinwars
Politics and New Media
Fox, Bill
Book
1999
An examination of media manipulation in late 20th Century North American politics.

Media

CBC - English Networks
National. Two networks: CBC Radio One (Talk) + CBC Radio Two (Music).
SRC - Radio Services Fran‡ais (Radio-Canada)
CBC French-language radio (national).

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
The 1991 Broadcasting Act states that... "...the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, as the national public broadcaster, should provide radio and television services incorporating a wide range of prog...


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