The CBC’s woke bias has been a problem for decades by Barbara Kay
In her letter, Henley accuses the CBC of having gone from being "a trusted source of news" to "churning out clickbait that reads like a parody of the student press." She writes in the last 18 months alone, she went from sometimes being "the one furthest to the left" in the newsroom to "the most conservative," simply because in that time frame identity politics - usually framed as "woke" - became the prevailing obsession. Henley describes herself as still faithful to now-neglected traditional leftist concerns like housing shortages and the opioid crisis.
The CBC's shift
from left-leaning to far-left didn't happen overnight. It's been many years in