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Stepping up our game for #Rio2016

What do Canada’s athletes have in common with technology staff at CBC/Radio-Canada? “We step up our game at each Olympic Games,” says Lorraine St-Germain, Senior Director of Telecommunications, Technology Solutions with the Media Technology and Infrastructure Services (MTIS) group (she’s … Continue reading

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Radio-Canada and post-Snowden era journalism

Many of us were shocked by the information Edward Snowden made public in 2013. Of course, both the quantity and nature of the data he provided to the reporters were staggering, but the leaks also marked the beginning of a … Continue reading

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How I put the Accelerator pedal to the metal with Snapchat

A personal account of the adventure of Chloé Sondervorst and her fellow team mates Florent Daudens, Stéphanie Dufresne, Zoubeir Jazi, Santiago Salcido as they develop Radio-Canada’s first Snapchat mini-series. *** Radio-Canada’s Idea Accelerator is a modern, creative, collaborative take on the good … Continue reading

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Broadcasting Igalaaq from Iqaluit

Imagine living in Toronto and turning on your evening news to get the day’s top stories for your community. Would you expect your news to be broadcast live from Winnipeg? For 19 years, this is how the community of Iqaluit, … Continue reading

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Technical support for the Winter Olympics

CBC/Radio-Canada technical and telecommunications employees working on the Olympic Games have a good understanding of what the athletes are feeling. They are no doubt experiencing “similar emotions,” suggests Zach Kourous, director of Technological Maintenance and Support. Like the athletes, the … Continue reading

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