CBC slims down for winter

From John Doyle of the Globe and Mail:

  • CBC goes on a programming diet for the winter
    Seems to me, a slimmed-down, hockey-less CBC is a sort-of CBC on a diet. Kirstine Stewart, boss of CBC bosses, kept her remarks brief. “This is our foundation season,” she said. I’m clueless about what that means. But Stewart continued: Popular shows already exist on CBC. Republic of Doyle returns. Mister D returns. Ron James returns. The CBC news department is doing great work. CBC Live is doing great work. It creates a Canadian star system. Read more.