Consultation about CBC/Radio-Canada programming

Current status: Closed

Next step: Public hearing (January 11, 2021)

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. CBC/Radio-Canada’s licences will expire on August 31, 2021. We want to make sure that the content produced and distributed by CBC/Radio-Canada reflects the diversity of Canada’s population, while meeting its needs in both official languages.

Public hearing

As part of the licence renewal process, we’ll hold a public hearing beginning on January 11, 2021. During the hearing, you can listen to an audio feed to follow along.

Key topics for discussion

We must make sure that 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. Take a look at the comments shared.

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