Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION (CBC), the national public broadcasting system, was created in 1936 and the next year VANCOUVER radio station CBU officially joined the national network. The local station, managed by Ira DILWORTH from 1938 to 1946, quickly established itself as a source of quality programming, epitomized by the radio drama department and the creation in 1938 of the CBC VANCOUVER ORCHESTRA under the direction of John AVISON. During the 1940s, CBC radio introduced Hot Air, BC's...

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