Emergency Broadcaster: CBC's Role

  • National Emergencies

    From time to time, in cases of national emergency, CBC makes itself available to get important information to Canadians in a timely fashion. The decision to do so rests with Senior Management.

    We, however, will still continue to conduct our journalism in the usual manner. The fact that CBC is acting in the role of Emergency Broadcaster does not affect journalistic pursuit.

  • Amber Alerts

    CBC has adopted a corporate policy regarding all public alerting systems, including Amber Alerts directed at finding missing children.

    CBC/Radio-Canada Policy 1.1.36 – Public Alerting Systems

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