Radio & Television

CBC puts off airing political mini-series’

MONTREAL – With a federal election campaign under way, the CBC has decided to delay the air dates of two major mini-series’, lest they have some kind of impact on the process. “In January 2006, CBC's English- and French-language channels respectively were scheduled to broadcast TV series inspired by the lives of two major figures who have had a significant impact on Canada's recent history: Tommy Douglas and René Lévesque,” reads the press release. “Due to the premature triggering of the federal election campaign, which will last until January 23, 2006, CBC and Radio-Canada have decided to postpone the broadcasting...