Description: After losing the right to “Hockey Night in Canada” to Rogers Media last year, CBC’s president, Hubert Lacroix, recently announced that CBC will slash 657 full-time positions over two years, shave $130 million from its 2014-15 budget, and will no longer pursue sports broadcasting rights.
Source: Canadian Business
Date: April 10, 2014
Questions for Discussion:
- Does this mean the end of CBC sports?
- Do you agree with CBC’s decision to no longer pursue sports broadcasts?
- In your view, will Rogers Media do a better job with “Hockey Night in Canada”?