Category Archives: Ombudsmen

Guy Gendron named new French Services ombudsman

I’m pleased to announce the appointment of Guy Gendron, chief editor of Le téléjournal 22h and Les coulisses du pouvoir, as French Services ombudsman. His appointment is effective March 8, 2016, which will allow for a transition before Pierre Tourangeau … Continue reading

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Radio-Canada Ombudsman Pierre Tourangeau announces his retirement

Pierre Tourangeau, the Radio-Canada Ombudsman, informed me several months ago that he wanted to retire. He will stay on until March 31, 2016. Pierre will have spent 24 years at Radio-Canada, including nearly four and half as French Services Ombudsman. … Continue reading

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CBC/Radio-Canada Ombudsmen Websites Get a New Look

The CBC and Radio-Canada Ombudsmen websites have been given a fresh new look.  Accessible via the Ombudsman tab on the CBC/Radio-Canada corporate website, the new sites now have a more user-friendly look and feel and have been designed with greater … Continue reading

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Ethics and legal issues for journalists

Forrest Kaye was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan. He is a Treaty Six from Island Lake First Nations and is currently enrolled in the Indian Communication and Arts (INCA) summer program and would one day like to specialize in … Continue reading

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Committed to excellence: a conversation with CBC Ombudsman, Esther Enkin

When I called, I was surprised at how friendly Esther sounded when she answered. Somehow that’s not what I was expecting of someone who spends her days reflecting on standards and ethics.  It didn’t take much to get the conversation … Continue reading

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