Friday, April 27, 2012

Commissar Harper must be stopped from appointing CBC Leadership

Harper gives the impression that he owns all Canadians therefore he must control every aspect of our lives. His ability to appoint the leaders of the CBC is totally unacceptable. Harper must know that CBC is funded by taxpayers and not by him. His ability to appoint leaders of public media like the CBC completes his dictatorship. Quite frankly his abuse of power is frightening.

“To safeguard the CBC’s independence, these leadership appointments must be removed from the prime minister’s control (as is the case with most other modern public broadcasters around the world today) and the board – not the prime minister – should have the power to hire and fire the CBC’s president.”

Read the story in The Toronto Star

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