Accuracy. Fairness. Accountability. In a world where the line of what constitutes “journalism” appears to be increasingly blurred, CBC/Radio-Canada holds itself to the highest standards of journalistic practices. With plain-stated Journalistic Standards and Practices displayed openly to our team, the public and our fellow journalists across the country and around the world, we stand behind the integrity of our reporting and the service we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. More »
To ensure compliance and accountability to those standards, the CBC and Radio-Canada Ombudsmen act as appeal authorities for complainants who are dissatisfied with responses from CBC and Radio-Canada information or program management.
The Ombudsmen are completely independent of CBC/Radio-Canada program staff and management, reporting directly to the President and, through him, to the Corporation's Board of Directors.