BREAKING: Senator calls RCI cuts “reprehensible” and calls for inquiry

Less than an hour ago, the Ottawa Citizen newspaper published an article by journalist Chris Cobb titled: “Tory senator wants CBC called on carpet for slashing shortwave service”

The first paragraph reads:

Unless the CBC rethinks its “utterly reprehensible” decision to eliminate Radio Canada International’s shortwave service, its senior managers will be called to explain the decision to a special Senate inquiry, Conservative Senator Hugh Segal said Thursday.

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Admin RCI Action: Wojtek Gwiazda is the spokesperson for the RCI Action Committee which is supported and funded by the union that represents almost all RCI employees: the Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada (SCRC). E-mail: Admin RCI Action tagged this post with: Read 79 articles by Admin RCI Action
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  1. Phil Rafuse says:

    Hmmm, a well known Tory senator is actually speaking up. RCI is off the air but until the Sackville site is dismantled, it might be good to continue sending emails to the Prime Minister, appropriate cabinet Ministers and Mr. Segal. And, include Peter MacKay, Minister of National defence.

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