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CBC commits suicide with lockout

By Harry Bruce, The Record, Kitchener-Waterloo
As CBC management’s phenomenally stupid failure to prepare for its own lockout of 5,500 members of the Canadian Media Guild becomes more apparent each time it feeds us BBC news instead of The National, one begins to suspect that somebody up there in Paul Martin’s government, perhaps Mr. Dithers himself, wants to see the Corporation curl up and die.
The government, in many respects, is a highly conservative gang of Grits and seems to think the CBC has lost its stature as one of the great …

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