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Acts, Regulations and Directions


  • NOTE: The Government of Canada is replacing Access Key with two new cyber authentication programs: Sign-In Partners and GCKey. After September 22nd, 2012, Access Key will no longer be available and users will have to register with one of the two new cyber authentication programs. Visit Cyber Authentication Renewal Initiative Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.
  • Amendments to various regulations and an exemption order to implement measures to control the loudness of commercial messages (Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2012-273)
  • Equitable Portrayal Code (Public Notice CRTC 2008-23)
  • Digital radio policy (Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2006-160)
  • Revised policy concerning the issuance of calls for radio applications and a new process for applications to serve small markets (Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2006-159)
  • Commercial Radio Policy 2006 (Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2006-158)
  • A policy to govern the introduction of digital radio (Public Notice CRTC 1995-184)
  • Ethnic Broadcasting Policy (Public Notice CRTC 1999-117)
  • Commercial Radio Policy, 1998 (Public Notice CRTC 1998-41)
  • Campus radio policy (Public Notice CRTC 2000-12)
  • Community radio policy (Public Notice CRTC 2000-13)
  • Broadcast Code for Advertising to Children, Revised (Public Notice CRTC 1993-99)
  • Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (Public Notice CRTC 1991-90)
  • Canadian Talent Development - Contributions (Public Notices CRTC 1995-196, 1996-114)
  • Documentary Evidence to confirm Availability of Financing - Commission Policy
  • Employment Equity Policy - Implementation of / On-Air Presence (Public Notices CRTC 1992-59, 1994-69, 1995-98, 1997-34)
  • Guidelines for Assessing Applications for Programming Flexibility from Licences of Radio Stations in Border Markets and Small Markets (Public Notice CRTC 1992-3)
  • Local Programming Policies (Public Notices CRTC 1993-38, 1993-121)
  • Revised Content Categories and Sub-categories for Radio (Public Notice CRTC 2000-14)
  • Confidential treatment of information (Circular No. 429)

For additional information, the Commission suggests consulting the following documents:

  • Exemption order respecting a class of low-power radio programming undertakings (Public Notice CRTC 2004-92)
  • Exemption orders respecting certain classes of low-power and very-low-power programming undertakings (Public Notice CRTC 2003-35)
  • Advertising of Alcoholic Beverages, Broadcast (Public Notices CRTC 1997-12, 1999-132)
  • Broadcasting Act
  • Broadcasting Information Regulations, 1993
  • Broadcasting Licence Fee Regulations, 1997
  • Gender Portrayal, Policy (Public Notice CRTC 1992-58)
  • Low-Power Radio: limited duration Special Event facilitating Undertakings - Exemption Order (Public Notice CRTC 1993-45)
  • Low-Power Radio Broadcasting Policy (Public Notice CRTC 1993-95)
  • Radio Networks and Syndication Policy (Public Notice CRTC 1989-3)
  • Religious Broadcasting Policy (Public Notice CRTC 1993-78)
  • Rules of Procedure - CRTC (Broadcasting)
  • Services using the Vertical Blanking Interval (Television) or Subsidiary Communications Multiplex Operation (FM) - Policy (Public Notice CRTC 1989-23)
  • Use of Hits by English Language Radio (FM) Stations - Revised Policy (Public Notice CRTC 1997-42, Circulars Nos. 422)

An Information Package to obtain a Broadcast Certificate regarding the Technical Aspect of your application is available by writing to the following address:

Industry Canada
Director, Broadcast Applications Engineering
300 Slater Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0C8