Report on Radio-Canada’s funding: Quebec and Ontario propose possible solutions

May 21, 2015

Jean-Marc Fournier, the Quebec Minister responsible for Canadian Intergovernmental Affairs and the Canadian Francophonie, and Madeleine Meilleur, the Ontario Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs, released a report about the financing of Radio-Canada. This report includes their views on the state of the situation and possible solutions, which they believe would better allow Radio-Canada to fulfill its public service mandate, especially among Francophone and Acadian communities.

  • CBC/Radio-Canada welcomes all contributions to the debate about the future of the broadcast sector in general and the public broadcaster in particular. The media world is transforming itself and we need to evolve with it.

  • ​We have been raising the business model issues for a long time. We are pleased that this report talks about our funding challenges in a precise and detailed way.

  • These comments, substantive and specific as they are, are an important contribution to that debate.

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