OTTAWA AND GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian
Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is inviting
Canadians to participate in the consultation for the renewal of
CBC/Radio-Canada's radio and television licences. The CRTC will hold a
public hearing beginning on November 19, 2012 in Gatineau, Quebec.
The CRTC will examine the public broadcaster's role in light of its
powers under the Broadcasting Act. The following are some of the issues that the Commission plans to
CBC/Radio-Canada's overall strategy
equivalent quality of services in French and English
representation of official language minority communities
regional reflection and the services offered in northern Canada
the accessibility of information relating to the Corporation's
management and the effectiveness with which public comments are handled
the addition of advertising on Espace Musique and Radio 2, and
Interested persons are invited to submit their comments on any aspect of
the renewal of the licences of CBC/Radio-Canada by 8 p.m. (Eastern
Time) on October 5, 2012. They may do so by completing the online form, writing to the Secretary General, CRTC, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0N2, or
sending a fax to 819-994-0218.
All interventions already received and the comments submitted during the
online consultation held in 2011 have been placed on the public record
and will be taken into consideration.
Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-379-3
The CRTC is an independent public authority that regulates and
supervises broadcasting and telecommunications in Canada.
Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-379
Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-379-1
Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-379-2
SOURCE: Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission
For further information:
Tel.: 819-997-9403, fax: 819-997-4245
Tel.: 819-997-0313, TDD: 819-994-0423, Fax: 819-994-0218
Toll-free: 1-877-249-CRTC (2782)
TDD - Toll-free 1-877-909-CRTC (2782)
These documents are available in alternative format upon request.