Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC)


Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC)

Canadian public broadcasting service, created in 1936 to promote Canadian culture and serve as an instrument of national unity. It offers French- and English-language programs over AM and FM radio networks, television networks, cable television channels, and shortwave radio. Noted for its news and public affairs programs, the CBC also presents documentaries, dramas, classical music, entertainment, and educational programs as well as sports programs.

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