Radio & Television

CBC-Radio-Canada chair continues to provoke controversy

By Glenn Wanamaker Quebec media columnists are openly wondering this week how long 75-year-old Guy Fournier, an award-winning film producer, scriptwriter, journalist, and author, can remain as Chairman of CBC-Radio-Canada’s board of directors. In the 11 months since his appointment, Fournier has provoked one outcry after another, first over his musings about Radio-Canada’s role in promoting national unity, then over his radio comments about the joys of defecating, and finally last week, over his comments on how Lebanese law regards bestiality. In his latest column for the popular French-language magazine “7 Jours”, a Quebecor-owned gossip/entertainment publication, Fournier wrote that in...

Our industry and COVID-19

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