Last updated on: 7/6/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Dec. 9, 2008

Description:

“CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions…

CBC/Radio-Canada brings diverse regional and cultural perspectives into the daily lives of Canadians in English, French and eight aboriginal languages…

CBC/Radio-Canada’s mandate is set out in the 1991 Broadcasting Act. CBC/Radio-Canada is accountable to all Canadians, reporting annually to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage.

CBC/Radio-Canada is governed by a Board of Directors, which is comprised of 12 members, including both the Chair and the President and CEO.”

“About CBC/Radio-Canada,” CBC/Radio-Canada website (accessed Dec. 30, 2008)

Mission:

“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 programming that informs, enlightens and entertains.”

“Mandate,” CBC/Radio-Canada website (accessed Dec. 30, 2008)

Other:
None Found