TV and radio for Canadians
Canadians want access to high-quality diverse programming and we work hard to help ensure they do!
Part of our job is to set regulations and monitor Canadian radio and television services to ensure they meet their programming obligations.
- TV Service Provider Code
- Find a TV provider
- Changing your service provider
- Options to watch TV (online too)
- Commercials on TV and radio
- Consultations and hearings
- Make a complaint
Services and information
TV and radio services
Learn about the types of broadcasters that offer different television and radio services, switching from analog to digital TV, and how to change your TV service provider.
TV and radio content
Our numerous programming initiatives focus on ensuring that television and radio broadcasting meets the needs and interests of Canadians.
Content made by Canadians
What makes a song Canadian? Understanding industry responsibilities, defining a Canadian song with MAPL and more.
TV access for people with visual or hearing impairments and list of TV channels with described video.
Local and community TV
More about local, community TV and over the air television broadcasting.
Services that do and do not need a licence
List of radio, TV and cable services that are authorized for distribution in Canada by way of a broadcasting licence or exempted from needing a licence.
Co-development of the Indigenous Broadcasting Policy
Learn about Indigenous radio and television broadcasting services and licences.
Broadcasters and Canadian productions
Find a full list of services for radio and TV broadcasters regarding licences, exemptions, certifications and programing regulations.
Some TV service providers are asking us if they may increase the price of the basic TV package from $25/month to $28/month.
We have revised the commercial radio policy to help the radio industry remain competitive in a changing environment.
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