The CBC will officially unveil the new hosts of the brand’s flagship news program “The National” on Tuesday, August 1.
Peter Mansbridge stepped down from his role as chief correspondent and anchor on July 1, 2017, following coverage of Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations.
The new hosts will be revealed by CBC News general manager Jennifer McGuire at a news conference in Toronto on Tuesday.
A complete revamp of “The National” is slated to debut in mid-October.
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Let’s hope the English network doesn’t dumb done any more. It’s already light-years behind the journalism on the French network, despite even bigger cuts.