Canada at War: New Network


To give Canadians more radio variety and more homegrown entertainment, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. opened its second network this week. CBC hoped it would make Canadians listen more to their own broadcasts, less to programs from U.S. stations.

CBC's original chain, the Trans-Canada (19 private, six CBC stations) is already operating 16 hours a day with everything from soap operas to symphonies. The new network—"The Dominion"—is on the air only during the heavy listening hours.

It will carry some of the U.S. shows that make Canadians flick the dial, tune in...

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