Tag Archives: Pollution Probe

The CBC, Budget Cuts, and the Environmental Movement

By Ryan O’Connor On April 10th CBC/Radio Canada announced an immediate budget cut of $130 million. This move will have dire consequences for the network, with 657 jobs cut over the next two years, numerous service cutbacks, and a reduction in original television programming. Having already lost the Canadian rights to broadcast the National Hockey League to Rogers Communications –… Read more »

Who Is A Founder? A Look at the Origins of the Canadian Environmental Movement

By Ryan O’Connor One of the challenges I confronted while researching my dissertation was figuring out who the founders were of Toronto’s pioneering environmentalist organizations. This might sound like a simple task, but records of this sort are often difficult to find. Sometimes the records that exist present a one-sided story. In Front Row Centre: A Perspective on Life, Politics… Read more »