The CRTC engages in a wide range of activities. We supervise and regulate over 2,000 broadcasters, such as TV services, AM and FM radio stations as well as the companies that bring these services to you. We also regulate telecommunications carriers, including major telephone companies.
We issue, renew and amend broadcasting licences. We also issue licences for international telecommunications. These services allow telephone users to make and receive calls outside of Canada.
We make decisions on broadcasting industry mergers, acquisitions and ownership changes.
We approve tariffs and certain agreements for the telecommunications sector.
Find a decision, information bulletin, notice of consultation, order or regulatory policy.
Find a public proceeding (phone and internet; radio, TV and distribution; or telemarketing rules, DNCL and anti-spam), a commission letter, public hearing by date, or hearing transcript. (And more!)
Find the right cover page, broadcasting form, Canadian Program Certification form, or telecommunications costs assessments form. Sign-up for a My CRTC Account or login to TV logs.
Understand telemarketing rules for compliance and view citations, penalties, undertaking and violations.
Register as a telecommunications provider, responsibilities and regulatory obligations, list of registered providers, BITS licences, registration support, and alternative dispute resolution.
Financial summaries for broadcasting sector, video-on-demand - aggregate statistical data, and aggregate annual returns for large broadcasters.
The CRTC Interconnection Steering Committee (CISC) is an organization established by the CRTC to assist in developing information, procedures and guidelines as may be required in various aspects of the CRTC's regulatory activities.
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