The CBC Ombudsman 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.
CBC also uses satellite bureaus, with reporters who fly in when a story occurs outside the bureaus.
Most local CBC stations have retained their weather team to provide local weather information, including: The content partnership with the Weather Network has continued beyond the original one-year period, and has been expanded.
The weather section of has been phased out in favour of forecasts from The Weather Network, and local CBC news headlines are displayed on the latter's website.
Under the partnership, in exchange for access to weather-related news coverage from the CBC, The Weather Network provides the national weather reports seen on The National and CBCNN daytime programming, as well as local forecasts for CBC Toronto's weekend newscasts.
From 1994 to 2000, the CBC, in a venture with Power Broadcasting (former owner of CKWS in Kingston), jointly owned two networks: In 2000, CBC and Power Broadcasting sold these channels to Barry Diller's USA Networks.CBC News Roundup (French counterpart: La revue de l'actualité) startet on August 16, 1943 at pm, being replaced by The World at Six on October 31, 1966.On English-language television the first newscast, part of CBC Newsmagazine, was given on September 8, 1952 on CBLT (Toronto), the only English station then telecasting.In 2009, CBC President Hubert Lacroix commissioned a study to determine whether its news was biased, and if so, to what extent.He said: "Our job — and we take it seriously — is to ensure that the information that we put out is fair and unbiased in everything that we do".