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Encyclopedia > CBC Newsworld
CBC Newsworld
Launched July 31, 1989
Owned by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Slogan Canada's #1 News Network
Country  Canada
Broadcast area National
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario
Website newsworld.cbc.ca
Availability
Satellite
Bell ExpressVu Channel 502
Star Choice Channel 390
Cable
Available on most Canadian cable systems Check local listings

CBC Newsworld is a Canadian English language cable television specialty news channel owned and operated by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). It broadcasts into over 10 million homes in Canada, as well as into some northern states in the U.S.[citation needed] It is the world's third-oldest television service of this nature, after CNN in the United States and Sky News in the United Kingdom. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Radio-Canada redirects here. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ontario. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor David C. Onley Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 107 Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... Bell ExpressVu is the division of Bell Canada Enterprises that provides satellite television service across Canada. ... Star Choice is a direct broadcast satellite television distributor in Canada which is majority-owned by cable TV operator Shaw Communications Inc. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Coaxial cable is often used to transmit cable television into the house. ... A specialty channel or specialty service is a television channel, generally not available through conventional broadcast television, which consists of programming focused on a single type or targeted at a specific demographic. ... Radio-Canada redirects here. ... The Cable News Network, commonly known as CNN, is a major cable television network founded in 1980 by Ted Turner. ... Sky News is a 24-hour British domestic and international television news channel that started broadcasting on 5 February 1989 as part of the then four-channel Sky Television service, as well as a hourly news radio service in the UK. Broadcast of a 24-hour radio service is due...

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History

With CNN already being widely available in Canada, during the 1980s both private and public Canadian broadcasters began to apply for a licence for a similar 24-hour news service in Canada. In 1987 the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) awarded a licence to the CBC, and on July 31, 1989, CBC Newsworld began broadcasting. The Cable News Network, commonly known as CNN, is a major cable television network founded in 1980 by Ted Turner. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC, in French Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes) was established in 1968 by the Canadian Parliament to replace the Board of Broadcast Governors. ... is the 212th day of the year (213th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ...


CBC Newsworld originally broadcasted from studios in Halifax, Toronto, Winnipeg and Calgary, reflecting the coast-to-coast nature of the service. However, budget cuts over the years eventually forced CBC Newsworld to centralize most of its operations in Toronto and Calgary. For other uses, see Halifax, Nova Scotia. ... For other uses, see Winnipeg (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Canadian city. ...


Newsworld is funded by cable subscriber fees and commercial advertising. Unlike the CBC's main television network, the channel cannot directly benefit from the corporation's public funding from Canadian taxpayers, although it does benefit from synergies with other CBC services.[1] Advert redirects here. ...


Newsworld's French language counterpart is Réseau de l'information (RDI). French (français, langue française) is one of the most important Romance languages, outnumbered in speakers only by Spanish and Portuguese. ... Réseau de linformation (RDI) is a 24 hour Canadian French language cable television news channel operated by CBC/Radio-Canada. ...


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Programming

Newsworld originally aired a number of magazine-style programs, along with hourly news updates. In recent years, the network has moved from that style of programming to focusing solely on live news programs and documentary programs, including The Passionate Eye and Rough Cuts, both formerly hosted by Michaëlle Jean, and Politics, a political affairs program hosted by Don Newman which airs twice daily. The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos was launched in 2005 in an attempt to attract more younger viewers. The Passionate Eye is a Canadian television series, which airs on CBC Newsworld and CBC Television. ... Rough Cuts is a Canadian television series, which airs on CBC Newsworld. ... Michaëlle Jean, CC, CMM, COM, CD, DUniv (honoris causa), D.Litt (honoris causa) , (born September 6, 1957, in Port-au-Prince, Haïti) is the current Governor General of Canada. ... Don Newman, C.M. is the senior parliamentary editor for CBC Television. ... CBC News: The Hour is the title of a newsmagazine series in Canada, which started airing weekday evenings on CBC Newsworld, on January 17, 2005. ... George Stroumboulopoulos (born August 16, 1972 in Malton, Ontario), commonly nicknamed Strombo, is a Canadian television and radio personality. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


At the top of each hour is CBC News: Now, a two minute headline package that features the top news stories.


Several of Newsworld's programs also air on the main CBC network, which is available to most Canadians who own a television, and every Canadian who also receives Newsworld. The national morning program, CBC News: Morning, airs on the main CBC network from 6 - 7 a.m. local time (Atlantic Canada excluded). On Newsworld, the program airs from 6 a.m. eastern standard time to 10:30 a.m. EST. CBC's midday newscast, CBC News: Today, airs from noon to 1 p.m. on CBC Television, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. eastern time on CBC Newsworld. CBC's supper hour newscast Canada Now and its prime time national newscast The National also air on CBC Newsworld. CBC Television is a Canadian English language television network. ... Canada Now (more formally CBC News: Canada Now) is the early-evening national news program aired on CBC Television, the main English television network of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. ... The National, now officially known as CBC News: The National, is the CBCs flagship national television newscast. ...


CBC News: Saturday Report is a half hour newscast with the latest national and international news, hosted by Jacquie Perrin. It regularly showcases current affairs stories on Canadians from all across the country. Saturday Report (more formally titled CBC News: Saturday Report) is the primary Saturday newscast aired on CBC Television and CBC Newsworld. ... Jacquie Perrin is a Canadian journalist. ...


CBC News Saturday Report is broadcast Saturdays on CBC Television at 6:00 p.m. local time. On CBC Newsworld you can see CBC News: Saturday Report at 5:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. and midnight (ET).


Newsworld International

Some of CBC Newsworld's programming also aired on the now-defunct Newsworld International, an American cable news network co-owned by the CBC and the Power Corporation of Canada. However, CBC Newsworld also produced some programming for Newsworld International, and scheduled programming from other news networks, which did not air on the Canadian channel. Newsworld International was sold to Vivendi Universal in 2000, and sold again to Al Gore and Joel Hyatt in 2004. Newsworld continued to provide the network's programming until Gore and Hyatt launched their own network, Current TV, on August 1, 2005. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Newsworld International (NWI) was a cable TV news channel broadcasting in the United States, whose content contained a mix of CBC and other international newscasts. ... Power Corporation of Canada TSX: POW.SV is a major Canadian company with assets in North America and Europe in a number of industries. ... Vivendi Universal (VU) is a French conglomerate active in media and communications with activities in music, television and film, publishing, telecommunications and the Internet. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the former Vice President of the United States. ... Joel Z. Hyatt is a prominent attorney and American politician of the Democratic party. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... , Current TV is an Emmy award winning independent media company led by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, and businessman Joel Hyatt. ... is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Newsworld also carried some news and lifestyle programming from BBC World. World News bulletins form the main part of the channels daily schedule. ...


References

  1. ^ Decision CRTC 2000-3, Newsworld's most recent CRTC licence renewal

External links

CBC Television
English networks: CBC Television | CBC North | CBC Newsworld | CBC Country Canada | Documentary Channel
French networks: Télévision de Radio-Canada | Réseau de l'information | ARTV
Digital-only channels: Galaxie
Closed channels: Newsworld International | CBC Parliamentary Television Network | Trio
Proposed channels: CBC-2 | Télé-2

  Results from FactBites:
 
CBC Newsworld - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (534 words)
CBC Newsworld is a Canadian 24-hour news cable television channel operated by the CBC.
CBC Newsworld originally broadcasted from studios in Halifax, Toronto, Winnipeg and Calgary, reflecting the coast-to-coast nature of the service.
Newsworld International was sold to Vivendi Universal in 2000, and sold again to Al Gore and Joel Hyatt in 2004.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Newsworld (605 words)
Federal cabinet actions, however, modified the conditions of the license by insisting that CBC Newsworld involve the private sector in their operations and that they develop a similar French-language service.
The perception that CBC has a central Canadian bias, and therefore that it does not adequately reflect the diverse interests and locations of the nation as a whole, also surfaced as a criticism of the CRTC decision.
In a bid to address the issue of CBC's centralization in Toronto, CBC Newsworld began by situating its broadcast centres in Halifax, Winnipeg and Calgary.
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