An investigation conducted by the CBC ombudsman found no evidence to support these allegations, stating that personal donor history is not relevant to one's objectivity as a pollster.
The CBC itself has denied all allegations of bias, saying that "It is the duty of CBC News to inform its viewers across the country about what is happening, without bias or prejudice, and without telling them what to think.
In the late 1990s, the CBC and other media outlets cut back their overseas operations.
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.
NBC Universal still owns the Trio brand, which no longer has any association with the CBC (and, as of the end of 2005, became an Internet-only broadband channel).
Later that year CBC National News was introduced (anchors: Larry Henderson, Earl Cameron, Stanley Burke), then changing its name to The National in 1970.
The Television News section of CBC News is responsible for the news programs on CBC Television and CBC News Network, including national news programs like The National, and news, business, weather and sports information for Air Canada's inflight entertainment.
CBC Radio News produces on-the-hour updates for the CBC's national radio stations and provides content for regional updates.
The majority of news and information is aired on CBC Radio One and Première Chaîne. Launched in 1996, it was named one of the most popular news websites in Canada in 2012.
Balanced viewpoints must be presented through on-the-air discussions.