Consultation about CBC/Radio-Canada’s services

Current status: Closed

The consultation ran from November 25, 2019 to February 20, 2020.

A virtual public hearing was held between January 11 and January 28, 2021.

See the “What we heard” section for summaries of the discussions that took place.

We sought input from Canadians about the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s and Société Radio-Canada’s (CBC/Radio-Canada) programming as part of the process to renew their broadcasting licences. We wanted to make sure the content produced and distributed by CBC/Radio-Canada reflects the diversity of Canada’s population, while meeting its needs in both official languages.

We renewed CBC/Radio-Canada broadcasting licences until 2027 with a modern and flexible approach that extends across multiple platforms and promotes diversity.

Read the decision about CBC/Radio-Canada broadcasting licences renewal.

Key topics for discussion

We consulted Canadians to make sure that the CBC/Radio-Canada continues to carry out its mandate so that Canadians have access to predominantly Canadian programming services that:

See the Notice of Consultation for more details.

What we heard

The first part of the consultation was open between November 25, 2019 and February 20, 2020. Between June 22 and July 13, 2020, we asked for input on financial information related to CBC/Radio-Canada’s digital services. As part of the licence renewal process, we held a virtual public hearing from January 11 to January 28, 2021. Take a look at the comments shared.

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