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March 26, 2009

Canada: CBC to Cut up to 800 jobs

Canada’s national broadcaster, CBC, announced yesterday that they’re laying off approx 10% of workforce.
The details came a day after CBC president and chief executive Hubert Lacroix announced the public broadcaster would have to cut about 800 full-time positions in total at the CBC/Radio-Canada, as well as selling about $125 million in assets.

CBC English Services plans to cut up to 80 positions from its news division and a further 313 from sports, entertainment, current affairs, sales and support across the country.

Source: CBCNews, Canada

~News submitted by BryanF

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