Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation or CBC, is the national public broadcaster in Canada. Founded as a series of radio stations to play on Canadian National trains, as a promotional feature, the CBC was created on November 2, 1936 by an Act of Parliament.
The CBC is mandated to be predominantly and distinctively Canadian; reflect Canada; and actively contribute to the flow and exchange of cultural expression. The CBC tends to have a liberal view on most matters (including news, but also for their drama and other programming). Many of the Canadian programs receive poor ratings, although the sporting events CBC broadcasts (especially Hockey Night in Canada) make money.