Radio & Television

Sylvain Lafrance named EVP for all CBC/SRC French services

MONTREAL – Sylvain Lafrance will be filling a newly created role for the CBC and Radio-Canada. CBC/Radio-Canada president and CEO Robert Rabinovitch announced the creation of a new executive vice-president's position for French Services. All CBC/Radio-Canada French-language media lines-TV, radio and web-will therefore report to Lafrance (left). "I am pleased to be able to hand these new responsibilities to someone with such an impressive track record, clear vision and extensive management skills; Mr. Lafrance has what it takes for this challenge," said Rabinovitch in the press release. “As vice-president of radio de Radio-Canada, Mr. Lafrance is overseeing a major expansion...