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CMG calls for employee representation on CBC/Radio-Canada BoD


TORONTO - The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) not only applauded Heritage Minister Joly’s announcement of an independent advisory committee for appointments to the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors, it offered a helping hand.CMG, which represents a number of CBC staffers, wants a Board that includes employee representatives chosen by the public broadcaster's unions, a practice that it says has “proven invaluable” in other sectors and other countries.“A committed and skilled Board of Directors, together with workers at CBC/Radio-Canada and all levels of management, owe the Canadian public nothing less – strong value in return for public investments including the highest quality...