Tag Archives: Sackville NB

Thoughts after the Canadian RCI/CBC Senate hearing

Last night, I listened to a live stream of the Canadian senate hearings regarding last year’s Radio Canada International cuts to shortwave radio. CBC president Hubert LaCroix and RCI director Michelle Parent met remarkably little criticism or resistance in the … Continue reading

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RCI Action: Stop CBC from dismantling our transmitters to the world

October 31st is quickly approaching and the CBC has requested that the remaining employees at Radio Canada Internationals Sackville transmission site begin dismantling antennas and transmitters that are not currently being used for their remaining three broadcaster clients (NHK, KBS … Continue reading

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CBC News: RCI looking for Sackville transmitter site buyers

Just posted by CBC News:  a breaking news item which focuses on the closure of the Sackville RCI transmitter site and reveals the fact that site owners are now looking for buyers. During my recent visit to the Sackville site, I … Continue reading

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RCI’s Sackville towers to be featured in film

(Source: CBC) A Moncton artist is now working against the clock to film the Radio-Canada International shortwave towers in her latest film project. Budget cuts at CBC announced last week mean the towers, near Sackville, N.B., will soon be shut down, … Continue reading

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All In A Weekend: Bon voyage to David Bronstetter, from an unlikely listener

I believe it was in the fall of 2007 that I first tuned to the enlightening CBC Montreal program, All In A Weekend, with host David Bronstetter. Unlike listeners in Montreal, or anywhere in the province of Quebec, for that … Continue reading

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