/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - CBC/Radio-Canada's Annual Public Meeting: Invite, Ignite, Inspire/

WINNIPEG, MB, Sept. 24, 2015 /CNW/ -  CBC/Radio-Canada invites the media to attend its Annual Public Meeting themed Invite, Ignite, Inspire.

When: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 12pm (CDT)
Where: Convocation Hall of the University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg.
Members of the media wishing to attend the event via webcast can do so by logging on to www.cbc.radio-canada.ca/apm.

Details: This year, our Annual Public Meeting will showcase four young Winnipegers who are making a difference in their communities by pushing the boundaries, re-shaping their environment and inspiring others to do the same. These four young Winnipegers are:

  • Tresor Namwira
  • Jamil Mahmood
  • Erica Daniels
  • Janelle Wookey

The APM will be emceed by Marcy Markusa, host CBC Radio One Manitoba and Carla Oliveira, host, le Téléjournal Manitoba. The following panelists will also participate in the discussion:

  • Talia Schlanger, Host, Weekend Morning, CBC Radio 2
  • Raphaël Grenier-Benoit, actor, Les Parent, producer, Raphaël, citoyen du monde

Before the discussion begins, Rémi Racine, Chair of CBC/Radio-Canada's Board of Directors and Hubert T. Lacroix, President and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada will both deliver remarks.

Hubert T. Lacroix will be available to answer questions from the media during a scrum at 1:30 p.m. at the end of the event.

Members of the media are asked to arrive by no later than 11:30 a.m. and are asked to register at a table near the entrance at Convocation Hall.

Please note that for production reasons, any media participants with cameras will be required to remain in the back of room during the APM. 





About CBC/Radio-Canada
CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages.

A space for us all is CBC/Radio-Canada's new strategy to modernize the public broadcaster and ensure that it continues to fulfill its mandate for Canadians and for future generations. Through to 2020, it will increase its investment in prime time television programming, and continue to create radio programs of the highest quality, while promoting the development of digital and mobile platforms and content.


SOURCE Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

For further information: Alexandra Fortier, Corporate Communications, CBC/Radio-Canada, 613-288-6335, Alexandra.fortier@radio-canada.ca; Contact for media on-site: Sylvie Laurencelle-Vermette, Regional Communications, (204) 788-3699, Sylvie.Laurencelle-vermette@radio-canada.ca


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