Exclusive: Halifax Fire Dept admits to systemic gender discrimination

December 12, 2017 — CBC News The National ♦

Female firefighters in Halifax have faced systemic historic gender discrimination at work, according to a settlement involving the city, the Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency Service and former firefighter Liane Tessier.

In depth radio segment that aired on CBC’s Information Morning in Nova Scotia:

World at Six radio news story:

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Can television news remain relevant in a digital era?

November 3, 2017 — CBC News ♦

The National is re-launching Monday with new hosts and a new format.
But the show, like every nightly news show, faces challenges: Declining audiences and competition from a multitude of news sources online.
Producers say the new National will address those challenges.
Stephanie vanKampen looks at how the CBC – and other news broadcasters are adapting.

 

The World at Six November 3, 2017