Radio & Television

Diversity minister aware of racist tweets a month before cutting funding to CMAC

BPF reviewing whether it will continue awarding funding to CMAC moving forward  OTTAWA – A month and a half after the federal government announced it was cutting funding it awarded to the Community Media Advocacy Centre (CMAC), the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage is trying to figure out why the organization received the funding – to develop an anti-racism strategy – in the first place. Funding was cut to CMAC’s project after numerous concerns were expressed about antisemitic and other racist tweets posted by Laith Marouf, a senior consultant with the organization. At a meeting last Friday, committee members, who...

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