The Telegram, Apr 13, 2012
Former "Land and Sea" host Bill Kelly sat with his arms folded, lips pursed, his eyes locked in a steady glare. He was, as he later said, "poisoned." It was 1990, and a senior manager was informing local CBC staff how huge cross-country cuts to the national broadcaster's budget would roll out locally (...) A 2011 Nordicity study found that per-capita funding for Canada's public broadcaster is third lowest among 18 major Western countries (just above the U.S. and New Zealand). The CBC was in the middle of the pack for raising its own private revenues.