In the news: CBC catalogue sold to foreign company

Gayle MacDonald of the Globe and Mail

  • CBC quietly sells off catalogue of programs to British company
    “‘At issue is the cloak-and-dagger nature of the transaction,’ said Laszlo Barna, whose Toronto-based Barna-Alper Productions has co-produced series for the public broadcaster. ‘It makes no sense why the CBC never attempted to invite Canadian companies in particular to participate in a transparent auction of publicly owned assets. If this had been any other Crown corporation who had transferred hard assets without tender … heads would roll.'” Read more.

One thought on “In the news: CBC catalogue sold to foreign company”

  1. I can’t figure out what the heck Fuchs was thinking…something shady appears to be going on here. If CBC board members didn’t even know of the sale, I can’t figure out how the catologue could be sold. It makes no sense to me.

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