Share your ideas: CBC/Radio-Canada programming

Current status: Open

Start date: November 25, 2019
End date: February 13, 2020

We’re seeking input about the programming of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Société Radio-Canada (CBC/Radio-Canada) as part of the process to renew their broadcasting licences. CBC/Radio-Canada’s current licences will expire on August 31, 2020. 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.

How to participate

There are a few ways you can participate. Keep in mind that we’ll make all submissions public.

Share your ideas online

Fill out the online form by 8 p.m. (ET) on February 13, 2020 to share your comments. You’ll have to agree to our privacy statement first.

Participate by mail

Write a letter to the Secretary General with your ideas and input to the mailing address below.

Send us a fax

Make yourself heard by sending a fax to the number below.

Who is the focus of this consultation

We invite all Canadians to share their views on the content produced and distributed by the national public broadcaster.

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 before you participate.

Your comments

Take a look at the comments shared so far.

Public hearing

As part of the review, we’ll hold a public hearing in the National Capital Region beginning on May 25, 2020. Everyone is invited to attend. You can also listen to the audio feed of the hearing.

Related information

Contact us


Secretary General
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 0N2



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