Posts Tagged ‘CBC’

Canadian Federation of Musicians (CFM) Comments on the impact of CBC Budgetary Cuts for Music Services

Tweet Canadian Federation of Musicians (CFM) has been engaged in talks with CBC English Services and SRC French Services about the impact the recent cuts to the broadcaster’s budget will have on issues of common interest. With the music budget being drastically reduced across the board these cuts will have a profound effect on all [...]

CBC/Radio-Canada urges the CRTC to preserve and strengthen the Local Programming Improvement Fund

Tweet CBC/Radio-Canada appeared before the CRTC today to make the case for the preservation and strengthening of the Local Programming Improvement Fund (LPIF). At stake is the quality of local television programming, diversity of voices, and service to minority language communities. “The LPIF has been a tremendous success that has helped to stabilise local television [...]

Johnny Reid, K’NAAN and The Sheepdogs to perform live on the 32nd ANNUAL GENIE AWARDS

Tweet Plus special tribute to Best Original Song nominees by figure skating stars Joannie Rochette, Jamie Salé & David Pelletier. Live performances by three of Canada’s worldwide chart-topping musical acts plus a special tribute by champion figure skaters to the Best Original Song nominees have been announced for the 32nd ANNUAL GENIE AWARDS on CBC-TV [...]


Tweet Country, rootsy, earthy and fun…….Lisa Manis is a star in the making. The Dixie Chicks have been the main influences along with Rascal Flats and Keith Urban but this young lady has a voice to rival all. Imitating Reba McEntire at 4 years of age, writing her own songs since she was eleven ( [...]