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The Gazette: Tributes to RCI pour in from around the world

A sampling of messages to The Gazette in response to the cuts to Radio Canada International (RCI): (Source: MontrealGazette.com) “This is absolutely dreadful. RCI has been one of the best shortwave radio stations and a much-needed voice of solid, objective … Continue reading

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The Link talks about the cuts at RCI

In this interview with Levon Sevunts, producer for RCI’s The Link, we get a little more insight into the impact of these cuts at Radio Canada International. One notable quote from the audio interview: Sevunts states rather bluntly, “RCI is getting … Continue reading

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Helene Parent: “two out of three RCI employees will lose their jobs by the end of July”

It appears that the cuts at Radio Canada International will be deep and swift (see below). (Source: RCInet.ca) Spending cuts announced last week in Canada’s latest federal budget have reached Radio Canada International. Speaking to employees at RCI’s headquarters in … Continue reading

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Oh, Canada: Radio Canada International to end shortwave broadcasts, Sackville to be closed

This is another sad day for international broadcasting. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has announced sweeping cuts that will eliminate 650 jobs over the course of 3 years. In a strategic plan called, Same Strategy, Different Path, they specifically outline … Continue reading

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