Share your thoughts about Indigenous programming in Canada

Current status: Open

In collaboration with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples, we are seeking your views on how we can co-develop an Indigenous broadcasting policy that meets the needs and interests of Indigenous audiences, broadcasters, and content creators.

How to participate

There are a few ways you can participate. Please note that we will make all comments public. The deadline to participate is July 22, 2024 at 8 p.m. (EDT). Following the consultation, we will further collaborate with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples to co-develop the policy.

You can also host a community-led engagement session, summarize comments, and submit them to us by using one of the ways outlined below. Submissions can be made in the following Indigenous languages: Plains Cree (paskwâwinîmowin); South Baffin Inuktitut (Qikiqtaaluk nigiani); Ojibway (Anishinaabemowin); Denesuline (Dëne Sųłıné); Montagnais (Innu-Aimun); Mikmaq (Mi'kmawi'simk); Michif.

Information sessions

To better understand how to participate in a CRTC proceeding, register for an information session.

Submit a formal comment online

Use the intervention form.

You will have to agree to our privacy statement first.

Participate by mail

Send a letter with your ideas and input to the following address:

Secretary General
Ottawa ON K1A 0N2

Send us a fax

Send a fax to 819-994-0218 with your comments.

Share your views online

Answer some or all the questions through CRTC Conversations.

The questions will be available in English, French, and multiple Indigenous languages.

This platform will accept comments in a variety of ways, including visual, audio-visual, and audio submissions.

If you need help submitting comments or hosting a community-led engagement session, contact the Indigenous Broadcasting Policy Team.

Who is the focus of this consultation

Key topics for discussion

We are encouraging Indigenous peoples and all Canadians to help define the needs and interests of the Indigenous broadcasting policy.

We invite you to provide your comments on many topics, for example:

See the Notice of Consultation for more details.

A summary of the Notice of Consultation with key information is also available in the following languages:

What we have learnt so far

This consultation represents the second phase of a three-phase process.

The first phase consisted of engagement sessions to identify the needs of Indigenous peoples within the broadcasting system in Canada. Find out what Indigenous broadcasters and content creators had to say during Phase 1:

The executive summary is available in the following Indigenous languages:

The engagement sessions helped establish the second phase, the public consultation. You can learn more about the feedback we are receiving in Phase 2:

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