Boris Mann

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CBC Has a Free Headline Service...but no RSS Feed

Of course they have a headline service. Of course they don't have RSS feeds:

Following your request, it is impossible to send you any RSS feed due to our strict policy. We understand your point, but we do not send it to particulars. We hope this will answer your questions.

I went ahead and emailed the service and asked for an RSS feed. If enough people email, they might start to implement.

Update: CBC now has a basic headline-only RSS feed.

This is what I sent. Feel free to copy this and send to them as well. Add your blog entry to it:


I'm interested in your free headline service. Do you have them available as an RSS feed?

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