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.
Services and information
Find a decision, information bulletin, notice of consultation, order or regulatory policy.
Find a consultation about phone, internet, radio, and television; telemarketing rules, do not call list, and anti-spam legislation; a commission letter, a public hearing by date, or a hearing transcript.
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.
We protect the interests of Canadians and prevent abuse of the communications system.
Register as a telecommunications provider, responsibilities and regulatory obligations, list of registered providers, BITS licences, registration support, and alternative dispute resolution.
Find a full list of services for radio and TV broadcasters regarding licences, exemptions, certifications and programing regulations.
Financial summaries for broadcasting sector, video-on-demand - aggregate statistical data, and aggregate annual returns for large broadcasters.
Working groups, agendas, submit CISC documents, registration lists, agreements and guidelines, administrative guidelines.
The success of the Tiny Cakes bakery is based on its effective marketing, but remember, you must follow the rules when contacting customers.
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