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CBC Documentary Edited by Insurance Company

April 7, 2015

Last week, the CBC aired Volunteers Unleashed, which is great because it’s a well made and important documentary that should be seen. But gone are critical mentions of Me to We, and in one case the CBC appears to have misrepresented the opinion of one of its own interview subjects by adding a voiceover that contradicts what she said.

Here’s the Footage that got a CBC Doc Pulled off the Air

March 22, 2015

CANADALAND has acquired a copy of Volunteers Unleashed, the CBC documentary on the “dark side” of voluntourism that was yanked from the broadcast schedule and scrubbed from CBC.ca without explanation last Thursday, right before it was supposed to air nationally.

Why did the CBC Just Pull an Exposé on ‘Voluntourism?’

March 20, 2015

UPDATE APPENDED (MARCH 20th, 1:45 pm)  Last night CBC TV was set to air the documentary Volunteers Unleashed, described on its website as “a look at ‘voluntourism’ – the fastest and most controversial travel sector.” The doc, which promised a look at the “dark side” of the “problematic” volunteer travel industry, was promoted throughout the day: … Continued

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