The CBC has removed veteran broadcaster Wendy Mesley from her position as host of The Weekly with Wendy Mesley, pending an investigation into an incident that occurred during preparations for last Sunday’s episode about Black Lives Matter and the media’s coverage of racism.
“Last Thursday, senior management within CBC News were made aware of an incident involving Wendy Mesley,” the CBC’s head of public affairs, Chuck Thompson, says in a statement. “While we investigate further, Wendy will not be hosting The Weekly. Always respecting the privacy rights of our employees, we have nothing more to add.”
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