Tag Archives: Melanie Miles

​Google Earth is saving transmission engineers time and words

The Transmission Engineering team has found a way to do things better using Google Earth. The team uses specialized software to do coverage calculations, field strength measurements, and safety code 6 compliance measurements but they export their data to Google … Continue reading

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Translating technology into time savings

As someone who follows emerging technologies, translator Jonathan Kotcheff immediately understood the potential benefits for his team when CBC/Radio-Canada went Google. He recognized that Linguistic Services could use a Google site to create a message board for questions, have a forum to … Continue reading

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How the CBC Alert Desk helps get news out fast

CBC reporters know how important the Alert Desk is. Acting as a central clearinghouse for confirmed, publishable information, the desk plays a critical role in helping deliver breaking news. “It’s about delivering on our promise to get people the news … Continue reading

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CBC/Radio-Canada’s 2014 Holiday Fundraising Totals

Each year, CBC/Radio-Canada dedicates programming and volunteer efforts to holiday fundraising and awareness-raising activities that bring Canadians together and strengthen our local communities. The public broadcaster partners with many local organizations to improve the lives of those in their region. … Continue reading

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United Way campaign goes national and online

Every year, CBC/Radio-Canada participates in the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign (GCWCC), allowing employees and retirees to support charitable partners such as local United Ways, HealthPartners, and more than 80,000 registered Canadian charities. It’s one of the many ways … Continue reading

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