Canadian Broadcasting Act

November 1, 1958

Prime Minster Diefenbaker enacts a new broadcast act. It creates a board of 15 broadcast governors to replace the CBC as the regulatory authority in Canada. Its job is to ensure the continued existence of a national broadcasting system by regulating the activities of and relationships between the public and private broadcasting stations in Canada.


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