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Radio-Canada executive VP, French services, Michel Bissonnette

Michel Bissonnette named interim EVP of CBC

The EVP of French Services will serve in a dual role until Heather Conway’s successor is named.

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In Brief: WIFT-T names Emma Fleury to CBC mentorship

Plus, Bitter Boy Productions options Shani Mootoo’s novel Cereus Blooms At Night and CBC/Radio Canada announces its new English services ombudsperson.

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CBC/Radio-Canada sets three-year inclusion plan

The pubcaster hit its Strategy 2020 goal of 2.1% Indigenous representation in its workforce, and noted that 48.9% of its employees are women.

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CBC reports progress on diversity but ‘more needs to be done’

The pubcaster said it’s ahead of schedule in meeting a number of its goals, and lifted the curtain on a number of internal initiatives aimed at improving representation within its ranks.

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Banff ’17: Joly unveils Indigenous Screen Office

The Canadian Heritage Minister also revealed when she’ll present her highly anticipated cultural policy framework.

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In Brief: ACTRA National names new research head

The Treasury Board of Canada approves the construction of Maison de Radio-Canada, plus more news.

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Quebec broadcast execs fire back at Lacroix

TVA Group, Groupe Serdy and Groupe V Media are arguing that Lacroix “mischaracterized” their position in his speech at UBC on Tuesday.

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Errol Da-Re lands at CBC/Radio-Canada

The former Shaw Media EVP of sales is tasked with leading Olympic sales at the pubcaster.

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CBC/Radio-Canada wins 2022, 2024 Olympic broadcast rights

The pubcaster will be the primary broadcaster for the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games and the 2024 Olympic Games, with Bell Media and Rogers Media as partners.

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CBC/Radio-Canada sells mobile production assets

The broadcaster is selling off its mobile production truck fleet due to “dramatically” reduced need.

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Execs Todd Spencer, Chris Boyce take leave of absence from CBC

The moves come in the wake of the pubcaster’s Jian Ghomeshi affair.

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CBC/Radio-Canada: dumbing down or shaping up for the digital age?

The pubcaster’s chaotic town hall on Wednesday debated the pluses and minuses of Vice Media and its mobile-first strategy as the embattled network makes a digital turn.