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Where was the complaining about HNIC when CBC showed 17,18

Postby JamesOwnzSam11 » Fri Oct 20, 2006 3:17 pm

Canuck games a year?

Talking about Pratt and Taylor and the constant bashing on CBC.

Yet TSN always gets off the hook and they're worse!
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Postby MarkMM » Fri Oct 20, 2006 3:26 pm

True, but what bugs me is that CBC is tax-payer funded, we can choose not to watch TSN but we can't choose not to subsidize CBC showing Toronto-centric hockey.
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Postby JamesOwnzSam11 » Fri Oct 20, 2006 4:27 pm

I just can't forgive TSN for moving the WJC games back by about 3 hours earlier.....hiring Domi and Healy....ugh!
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Postby MarkMM » Fri Oct 20, 2006 4:38 pm

JamesOwnzSam11 wrote:I just can't forgive TSN for moving the WJC games back by about 3 hours earlier.....hiring Domi and Healy....ugh!


Especially the Domi thing, okay, I give up, you win!
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Postby BigTuna » Fri Oct 20, 2006 8:10 pm

CBC is only partially funded by tax payers. They get a lot of their money from commercial revenue and they get the most from showing the Leafs.
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Postby Linden Is God » Fri Oct 20, 2006 11:22 pm

You know for all the bitching that's been done recently (myself included) about the lack of Canucks coverage, the Canucks are the late game for 4 of the 5 Saturdays in December. That is quite a bit.
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Postby orts » Sat Oct 21, 2006 8:03 am

BigTuna wrote:CBC is only partially funded by tax payers. They get a lot of their money from commercial revenue and they get the most from showing the Leafs.


Having heard a lot of weak ideological fluff on this subject lately (most of it from Pratt), I gotta say I think this is one of the most insightful things anyone has said lately.

How do y'all like your public-private partnerships now? :P
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Postby DavidPratt_ » Sat Oct 21, 2006 9:18 am

orts wrote:
BigTuna wrote:CBC is only partially funded by tax payers. They get a lot of their money from commercial revenue and they get the most from showing the Leafs.


Having heard a lot of weak ideological fluff on this subject lately (most of it from Pratt), I gotta say I think this is one of the most insightful things anyone has said lately.

How do y'all like your public-private partnerships now? :P


Don't fool yourself kids. Sure the CBC makes money off 'Hockey Night in Canada'. It then takes that money and invests it in 'The Road to Avonlea' where no sane company in their right mind would want to sponsor.

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Postby DavidPratt_ » Sat Oct 21, 2006 9:21 am

orts wrote:
BigTuna wrote:CBC is only partially funded by tax payers. They get a lot of their money from commercial revenue and they get the most from showing the Leafs.


Having heard a lot of weak ideological fluff on this subject lately (most of it from Pratt), I gotta say I think this is one of the most insightful things anyone has said lately.

How do y'all like your public-private partnerships now? :P


Oh, and by the way.......

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Postby Puck » Sat Oct 21, 2006 10:14 am

That Messier image with the cup is serious CanucksCorner blasphemy. I'm barely holding it together over here....

How can anyone concentrate on the issue at hand with that staring them in the face? It's like a nasty car-wreck version of Fred's bouncy little number.
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Postby Linden Is God » Sat Oct 21, 2006 10:17 am

Puck wrote:That Messier image with the cup is serious CanucksCorner blasphemy. I'm barely holding it together over here....

How can anyone concentrate on the issue at hand with that staring them in the face? It's like a nasty car-wreck version of Fred's bouncy little number.


Ditto. I vote for it to be banned.
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Postby Fred » Sat Oct 21, 2006 10:18 am

BigTuna wrote:CBC is only partially funded by tax payers. They get a lot of their money from commercial revenue and they get the most from showing the Leafs.


True, but TSN is funded zero by the public purse. The mandate of the CBC was always centred around inclusion of all Canadians and not to promote regionalism, sort of all for one & one for all. It was supposed to unity the country not to start regional disparity. It has failed in it's mandate.

The saddest part of this "let's promote the Leafs "every one loves the Leaf's" approach" is it's not necessary with to days technology. And the ban on other regional carriers being permitted to carry the game when CBC is not showing the game they could is just wrong. if they don't want to show it then step aside, and to heck with their dogma that they know best
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Postby DavidPratt_ » Sat Oct 21, 2006 10:51 am

Fred wrote:
BigTuna wrote:CBC is only partially funded by tax payers. They get a lot of their money from commercial revenue and they get the most from showing the Leafs.


True, but TSN is funded zero by the public purse. The mandate of the CBC was always centred around inclusion of all Canadians and not to promote regionalism, sort of all for one & one for all. It was supposed to unity the country not to start regional disparity. It has failed in it's mandate.


Which is why is should not be PUBLICLY funded. C'mon CBC - let's see how you play with the big boys without all that taxpayer-funded money.

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Postby orts » Sat Oct 21, 2006 10:57 am

Wow, pratt, you've done a very good job of proving my characterisation of you correct :p
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Postby orts » Sat Oct 21, 2006 11:00 am

Linden Is God wrote:
Puck wrote:That Messier image with the cup is serious CanucksCorner blasphemy. I'm barely holding it together over here....


Ditto. I vote for it to be banned.


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