A cost-conscious CBC is sending 14 executives to the Banff
World Media Festival next month, almost twice the number of delegates
going from Bell Media/CTV/Astral (eight), exactly twice that of Shaw
Media/Global/Alliance (seven) and almost four times the number (four)
being sent by Rogers/Citytv, The Star's Rob Salem reports.
This year’s total of 14, says CBC spokesman Chuck Thompson, is, in
light of government cutbacks, about one-third less than the CBC’s usual
Banff contingent. More