A major concern was the growing influence of American radio broadcasting as U. Meanwhile, Canadian National Railways was making a radio network to keep its passengers entertained and give it an advantage over its rival, CP. Graham Spry and Alan Plaunt lobbied intensely for the project on behalf of the Canadian Radio League. The CRBC took over a network of radio stations formerly set up by a federal Crown corporation, the Canadian National Railway.The network was used to broadcast programming to riders aboard its passenger trains, with coverage primarily in central and eastern Canada.On November 2, 1936, the CRBC was reorganized under its present name.While the CRBC was a state-owned company, the CBC was a Crown corporation on the model of the BBC. For the next few decades, the CBC was responsible for all broadcasting innovation in Canada.“It’s more about a friendship, our working relationship is so strong.We take so much pride in that.” And they seem able to shrug off the rumors with ease.To the surprise of many, the truth is that the pair are avowedly not romantically involved.
But after wowing crowds with their “Roxanne” routine at the Canadian nationals in earlier in the year, they silenced any naysayers. They’re quick to share compliments about the other, and refer to each other as “best friends.” Of course, that doesn’t mean ‘shippers haven’t seized upon all kinds of moments to make the case that there’s something more to their connection that pure professionalism.This was in part because, until 1958, it was not only a broadcaster, but the chief regulator of Canadian broadcasting.It used this dual role to snap up most of the clear-channel licences in Canada.“We just left it on the sidelines,” Moir explained back in a 2010 interview.Added Virtue: “It’s hard when you’ve grown up with someone.” They even dabbled in the world of reality TV with a show called Ever since that early romance failed to take flight, they’ve been focused on their expertise on ice as a duo, starting to make waves early on in junior competitions. Watch Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir's full ' Roxanne' documentary here: https://t.co/yh5pj ZPd QV pic.twitter.com/K9Ym CV62C8 — CBC Olympics (@CBCOlympics) February 6, 2018 To the disappointment of many fans, especially longtime Canadian followers who have watched them for years, Virtue and Moir maintain that their relationship is strictly platonic — and has always been, except for that childhood blip.“If that’s the by-product of having a great longstanding partnership, then we can deal with it,” Virtue noted.