CBC paid out $14.9 million in bonuses to executives while slashing jobs: CTF


The broadcasting corporation gave executives $14.9 million in bonuses while cutting roughly 600 current positions.

by David Krayden

The Post Millennial

March 18, 2024

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) gave its executives $14.9 million in bonuses in 2023 even as it slashed journalist jobs, according to documents obtained by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) through an access to information request.

The state broadcaster revealed a massive series of programming and job cuts last December because of “budget pressures,” adding up to roughly 600 current positions and 200 planned ones.

CBC received $1.3 billion in taxpayer funding in the last fiscal year. However, the Trudeau government recently increased that funding by 96.1 million. Despite the steady flow of government money, it continues to offer paid advertising on television, though its radio presence remains ad-free

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