Consultation about contributions to the Canadian Broadcasting system

Status: Decision issued

The CRTC’s decision is requiring online streaming services to contribute 5% of their Canadian revenues to support the Canadian broadcasting system.

Read the decision on contributions.

We encouraged you to share your views on how traditional broadcasters and online streaming services should support the Canadian broadcasting system, including Canadian and Indigenous content.

This consultation ran from May 12, 2023 to July 11, 2023. See the “What we heard” section to find the comments that were submitted.

A public hearing was held between November 20 and December 8, 2023.

Who was the focus of this consultation

This consultation was most interest to:

Key topics for discussion

To better support our broadcasting system, including Canadian and Indigenous programming and creators, we want to build a contribution framework that is flexible enough to account for different business models and changing technologies. We are proposing that online streaming services could make initial base contributions, followed by a flexible approach to other obligations and incentives.

We invited you to provide your comments on the proposed framework, including:

See the Notice of Consultation 2023-138-1 for more details.

What we heard

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