October 17, 2016

CBC hides partisan Liberal hit job against Canadian Taxpayers Federation

Brian LilleyArchive

The CBC wants to replicate the opinion pages of private newspapers and put them on the state broadcaster’s website but if what happened over the weekend in what amounted to a hit piece against the Canadian Taxpayers Federation is any indication, it won’t go well.

Watch as I explain the problematic aspects of the piece including their failure to tell you who wrote that piece.

The fact is, the CTF raised more than $4M from donors last year to help pay for their operations to fulfil their mandate of keeping an eye on how taxpayer money is spent by politicians. Clearly, the Canadian public supports them.

Unlike the CBC, the CTF is scrupulous about being non-partisan and not wasting donor money.

I don’t think we need a government broadcaster and think they should be sold off but at the very least, we need to call on the CBC to stick to their knitting rather than going into areas like this where they have no business.

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commented 2016-10-18 19:10:57 -0400
BILL ELDER said: "Why pull the plug on it?
I say a couple of good lawsuits would be better – lots of lies to choose from, get your group funding together, lawyer up and go for it.

When they turned from broadcaster to misinfo mongers they handed truly aggrieved parties a large fat target."

Reality is Lieberal Courts would refuse the case…………the muslim PM would give them more money to fight any opposition!
commented 2016-10-18 15:44:11 -0400
robock , you need to get turdo’s tiny thing out of your idiotic brain washed mouth, stick with the cbc ,they need fools like you
commented 2016-10-18 14:54:25 -0400
With all the options available : the Internet , cable and satellite, can anyone actually tell me who the heck tunes into CBC TV or radio? Is there any valid data available regarding ratings etc. We all know it is one big propaganda machine for the Socialist Liberal Party. And our politicians in the Opposition. Why aren’t they demanding that CBC be defunded? If there was a referendum on selling the CBC , how would Canadians vote?
commented 2016-10-18 12:29:46 -0400
The CBC used to be loved. It has turned into something to hate and resent. Their mandate used to be to connect Canadians with Canadian content, not be a one sided echo chamber for the left and put all other media in Canada out of business. I don’t want to be forced pay for this. We used to live in a free country. That is gone now.
commented 2016-10-18 12:25:10 -0400
@cameron Robot And we know where you sit and who is drinking a glass of water while the dummy speaks.
commented 2016-10-18 11:48:38 -0400
The CBC is not an equal opportunity employer in that is is 100% Liberal Socialist in its hiring policy. As a taxpayer funded entitiy, we have every right to demand that they hire conservative thinking people in equal numbers as liberals. Why not? Every other minority gets their voice heard and we certainly are a minority .
commented 2016-10-18 11:08:55 -0400
There is a certain arrogance and assuredness displayed by these Globalist cronies in Media and Government of late. Given as outrageous and blatant as their Globalist agenda is being acted out by them, as well, they likely think there are enough stupid people out there to support them and their Globalist agenda, and maybe they know something we don’t about HOW the Globalization process is going to go down…
For the CBC to attack the CTF like that…that scares the hell outta me!
commented 2016-10-18 10:30:18 -0400
When in court, the judge asked are you a reporter. No I am entertainment specialist. This should tell everyone where the rebel sits.
commented 2016-10-18 01:59:09 -0400
CBC was just jealous that some other group could actually get that much from people willingly giving it.
If we did not have to pay for CBC they would get about 50 bucks from people willingly. And 10 of that would be from Penson stealing it form his moms purse.
commented 2016-10-17 22:55:48 -0400
Ah yes the CBC !
Many of you may have caught the CBC news story today, of the young mother who was asked, by a staff member, to move to the basement to nurse her young child, at the Lampton Golf Club, founded in 1902. Apparently someone in the restaurant issued a complaint. This happened, while she was attending a charity fundraiser being held at the Lampton Private Golf Course Clubhouse.

Turns out with a little research, the young mother is known to be Alexandra Shimo. Her partner’s name is Lia Grimanis.

Something seemed fishy. So with some very simple research (The CBC forgot to mention) :

Copied from Wikipedia:

“Alexandra Shimo is a Canadian writer, who was a shortlisted nominee for the Governor General’s Award for English-language non-fiction at the 2014 Governor General’s Awards as cowriter of Edmund Metatawabin’s memoir Up Ghost River: A Chief’s Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History. The book became a national bestseller, and was named one of the best books of 2014 by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The Hill Times and Quill and Quire. In February 2015, it was named one of the winners of the CBC’s Bookie Awards.

A freelance journalist who has contributed to the Toronto Star, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Maclean’s, the National Post, The Globe and Mail and Toronto Life, she is also the author of The Environment Equation: 100 Factors That Can Add to or Subtract From Your Total Carbon Footprint.5

An out lesbian, she is the partner of activist Lia Grimanis. She also serves on the advisory board of Grimanis’ charitable organization Up With Women."

So either the CBC knew this was a prepared stunt or they went along with the story to push forward an agenda or cause. Either way they are completely incompetent.

The Golf Club has issued an apology. For what?

And people wonder why we remain skeptical of CBC reporting.

Maybe one day we’ll read about Ms. Shimo’s own personal traumatic experience in a book !
commented 2016-10-17 22:30:38 -0400
I saw that piece on the CBC this morning and my initial reaction was to think of looking the author up and seeing how connected he was to the Liberals. Then I thought why bother? Someone from theRebel would likely do it for me. And, here it is! This is, by definition, the most openly biased piece of garbage that news source has ever posted, and I’m including all that stupidity on guns by our old friend Neil! But, when it comes right down to it, there’s really only 2 questions we can ask: So what? and Who cares? There’s nothing, and I mean not one little thing, that we or pretty much anyone not named Trudeau can do about it, is there? Petitions, surveys, whatever those of us who oppose the mothercorp want to come up with are just more toilet paper for that organization, especially now that their main benefactor is back running the place! I’ve given up hope on the whole thing. I get that Steve couldn’t, politically gut the monster while he had the knife. But that better not happen again. Any version of a right wing party that will ever be poised to take over after however many terms this idiot in place now serves better include getting rid of the official media source of the LPC as part of it’s platform. By then one would hope Canadians would be ready for it.
commented 2016-10-17 21:25:51 -0400
CBC actually forgot themselves and had commenting on an Indian article. Then they realized it was an Indian complaining about chief wahoo and shut it down…BTW loved the fact that rogers is advertising the games as Indians vs Jays
commented 2016-10-17 21:21:50 -0400
I see that a school board was fired for intentionally breaking a balanced budget law..if Toronto had only had the brains to get rid of Bubba Wynne when the same was done here..mother and father might still have a future
commented 2016-10-17 19:16:27 -0400
Oh and one other matter: FUCK YOU CBC YOU PIECE OF CHARITY SHIT!!!!
commented 2016-10-17 19:14:36 -0400
Canada should be officially declared a communist dictatorship!!!

Freedom of speech is long gone. Individuality is a thing of the past. Dictators like Wynne are trying to erode the very social standards that made Canada, what was once, the best country in the world!!
Now, we are being stripped of our gender and parental identities in Ontario, in order to accommodate the feelings of a couple of people who were born with a defect!

There is gender!!! There are parental identities!! They are male and female, and mother and father!!!!
Anyone that argues otherwise is mentally retarded!


commented 2016-10-17 19:05:31 -0400
Why pull the plug on it?
I say a couple of good lawsuits would be better – lots of lies to choose from, get your group funding together, lawyer up and go for it.

When they turned from broadcaster to misinfo mongers they handed truly aggrieved parties a large fat target.
commented 2016-10-17 18:56:59 -0400
CBC The voice of the Nation, Carpet Bagging Cuck’s
commented 2016-10-17 18:50:04 -0400
Sell the CBC already! Or let people fund it by donation, see how long that lasts lol.
commented 2016-10-17 18:48:26 -0400
Kill the subsidy, sell it off, but at the very least reign it in.

Oh yes, publish all payroll over $70K along with job title. That might bring out the pitch forks and torches.
commented 2016-10-17 18:43:50 -0400
The CBC like the hot water tank has outlived its usefulness and has long since become obsolete to better things.
It ( theCBC ) should be sold off and the money used for a sick children’s hospital..
And the money used to run it (the CBC) should purchase sick children’s hospital’s in every province..
commented 2016-10-17 18:36:55 -0400
The federation only has that limited membership, but if you want a forum where your rants may be heard and have effect their’s is the best. If you support the view and goals of the federation compose a rant that shows whatever tax payer funded thing that is pissing you off……..that taxpayers simply aren’t getting their money’s worth……. and it will be heard in parliament and the media. I’ve tried it….it works.
commented 2016-10-17 18:35:37 -0400
Sell them off and hang that arrogant french bastard Hubert Lacroix.