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post #15 of (permalink) Old 2010-08-06, 05:05 PM
downbeat
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CBC won't meet digital transition deadline

See here for news release:
http://www.cbc.radio-canada.ca/newsr...20100806.shtml
Not particularly detailed, except we learn they won't be able to make the deadline for some markets. Synthesized from their list

• On the air by Aug. 31, 2011:
CBC: Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton
SRC: Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, Rimouski, Trois-Rivières, Sherbrooke, Chicoutimi, Moncton

• On the air by Aug. 31, 2012:
CBC: Yellowknife, Regina, Winnipeg, Windsor, Saint-John/Fredericton, Charlottetown, Halifax, St. John’s
SRC: Vancouver, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg

The release says CBC has applied for extensions in those markets where the deadline can't be met.
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