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Once Again, The National "Afflicts the Afflicted and Comforts the Comfortable!" (Letter)

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If you like my blog, please consider a donation.Thanks!Larry Dear Editor, I think the CBC should change its name from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation to the Canadian Business Corporation. Boy, has Big Oil ever found a friend in important branches of our national broadcaster! While there are, mercifully, some notable exceptions (such as "The Current" and "Quirks & Quarks," - radio programs who actually tell the truth about climate change), The National still lags far behind, with its pro-industry bias still out there for all to see.  Lately, the Corporation has found a new "darling" in the likes of David Wilkins, a former US Ambassador to Canada. Wilkins now gets his paycheques from the Canadian oil industry!  David Wilkins, (l.) "ambassdor-for-hire"    But The National didn't see fit to mention that when he led the newscast the other night, spouting his pro-oil, anti-science propaganda. Ironically, the Radio