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Important concert in Ottawa Monday March 9 “For the Love of CBC” – Watch online

Dear colleagues,

Some good news:

The third in a series of sold-out concerts promoting the CBC and the good work done at the the public broadcaster will take place Monday, March 9, and you can watch some of your favourite Canadian artists and other distinguished guests as part of this exciting “For the Love of CBC” event starting at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT.

We are thrilled that Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield will add his voice to those of thirty other distinguished artists and guests who will champion and defend CBC/Radio-Canada at the show at the National Arts Centre.

Greg Keelor of Blue Rodeo, Sarah Slean, Julian Armour, Manda Rheaume, Evalyn Parry, Friendly Rich, the gospel choir Big Soul Project, R.H. Thompson and many more will take the stage to share their commitment to CBC/Radio-Canada.

The concert is in Ottawa, and you can watch all the performances with family and friends live via Youtube : http://youtu.be/mUqllTdV8-U

In Toronto, watch at 55 John Street – Metro Hall Rotunda (wheelchair accessible). Drop by for refreshments starting at 6 p.m.

If you are on Facebook, connect with the CMG campaign for CBC: https://www.facebook.com/ChampionCBC.DefendonsSRC

What’s next? Our advocacy efforts to persuade Canadians to stand up for the CBC will continue through this election year. Please encourage your family and friends to vote for MPs who love the CBC as much as we do.

Peter Keleghan and Gordon Pinsent in Toronto
Peter Keleghan and Gordon Pinsent in Toronto

Our beautiful poster makes a compelling post:  Why not download our CMG “CBC campaign” poster–  and join the talented roster of great Canadians who know the value of the public broadcaster such as Gordon Pinsent, Peter Keleghan and Shad  – Use the hashtags #LoveCBC, #AmourRC, #ChampionCBC, and #DéfendonsSRC

Shad in Vancouver
Shad in Vancouver

Enjoy the concert!

Carmel Smyth, National President, CMG


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