Locked-out workers spoof stripped-down CBC.ca
from CBC.ca archives | Oct 2005
With online staff locked out during a labour dispute, the CBC.ca site is stripped down to a version with fewer stories and more pictures. Locked-out workers soon parody the site on their own websites.
"Locked-out CBC writers have produced a pretty funny parody of the scaled-back cbc.ca web site," wrote Tod Maffin at the definitive lockout blog CBCUnplugged.com.
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- Pretty blondes at Toronto International Film Festival
- CFL players appear to run, catch football, hit each other
- China teeming with people