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Worth Asking About a Speech in June …. Paid or a Freebie?

February 7th, 2015

TO: Jennifer McGuire, Chief Journalist of CBC News and Chuck Thompson, Head of CBC Public Affairs

Dear Jennifer and Chuck …

Will Amanda Lang be keynote speaking “for free” this coming June  to the annual meeting of Canada’s largest engineering firms ACEC … which has a dedicated link on its website to champion the organization’s extensive and successful  lobbying on public policy on behalf of its private sector members  to all levels of government from coast to coast?

If the answer is “no”, this would come 14 months after an official statement of CBC policy that specifically prohibits this kind of event. That’s quite a “grandfathering.”

If the answer is “yes”, great, it’s about time.



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