is the department within the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
responsible for the news gathering and production of news programs on CBC television, radio and online services. CBC News is the largest news broadcaster in Canada with local, regional, and national broadcasts and stations.
CBC News Standards
The CBC follows the which provides the policy framework within which CBC journalism seeks to meet the expectations and obligations it faces from the public.
The CBC sets out to maintain its accuracy, integrity and fairness in its journalism. As a Canadian institution and a press undertaking, CBC set out the Journalistic Standards and Practices and works in compliance with these principles. Balanced viewpoints must be presented through on-the-air discussions. As it is with other public and private journalistic undertakings, credibility in the eyes of the general population is seen as the corporation's most valuable asset. The is completely independent of CBC program staff and management, reporting directly to the President of the CBC and, through the President, to the Corporation’s Board of Directors.
The Television News section of CBC News is responsible for the main news programs on CBC News Network
and Réseau de l'information
, as well as producing local supper hour news programs, national news programs like The National
and Le Téléjournal
, and news, business, weather and sports information on Air Canada
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