CBC Charlottetown: No Longer Terrorist Target

What’s missing from this picture? The security guard post at CBC Charlottetown is history. After it was installed shortly after 9/11, every visitor to the station had to identify themselves and sign in. For regular visitors it was like a security guard was posted at the front door of a friend’s house.

Security Gone at CBC Charlottetown

Thankfully cooler heads have prevailed, perhaps realizing that the cost and energy expended by trying to product producers, reporters, hosts and technicians from terrorist threats wasn’t a worthwhile effort. When I visited today, and glided in the front door unimpeded, it felt like coming home again.