Liberals promise additional $400M for CBC; protection of journalists

The party's new platform was released Wednesday morning.

Liberals promise additional $400M for CBC; protection of journalists
Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press
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The Liberal Party of Canada is promising to oppose the mistreatment of journalists along with another $400-million for the CBC in their new platform, released this morning.

Here's what the Liberals promise the CBC on page 29 of their platform:

Provide $400 million over 4 years to CBC/RadioCanada so that it is less reliant on private advertising with a goal of eliminating advertising during news and other public affairs shows

And here's what the Liberals are promising for journalists on page 68:

Defend the right to free expression and oppose the mistreatment or arbitrary detention of journalists, building on the Media Freedom Coalition that we established with the UK

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