I'll start, but with only three minutes, we'll see how far we get.
The worst way that public policy gets made is by the personal anecdotes of people's own experiences, so let me indulge in that.
My constituency is York—Simcoe, north of Toronto, at the north end of York region. I have municipalities such as Georgina and East Gwillimbury that are served largely by your CTV Two affiliate, which used to be the old “New VR”, out of Barrie, CKVR. When I was first elected, I used to see a CKVR camera in my constituency just about every weekend when I was out and about. That's probably dropped to maybe once every four weeks now, though in fairness, when something big is going on, your helicopter out of Toronto will be flying overhead covering it.
In contrast, I don't think I have seen one of CBC's cameras in my constituency in literally years. When something big happens in my communities, it's generally shown by a map, and somebody on the telephone describes it as an area north of the GTA, even though, of course, it's part of the GTA. So when I hear you talk about the challenges of CBC having a $1-billion-a-year subsidy, I don't see from that experience how that subsidy is making it harder for you to compete, certainly in that market.
Can you tell me how that subsidy makes it hard for you to compete on local news?