We are Canada’s national public broadcaster and we are guided by the Broadcasting Act.
The Broadcasting Act states that “…the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, as the national public broadcaster, should provide radio and television services incorporating a wide range of programming that informs, enlightens and entertains.”
CBC/Radio-Canada serves the public interest through its programming that should:
In addition to this domestic mandate, CBC/Radio-Canada is also required by section 46(2) of the Act to provide an
international service, Radio Canada International (RCI). As noted in last year’s Annual Report, RCInet.ca went live in June of 2012 and is available in five languages: French, English, Spanish, Arabic and Mandarin.
Our vision is to be the recognized leader in expressing Canadian culture and to enrich the democratic life of all Canadians.
In establishing and operating our broadcasting activities, CBC/Radio-Canada is expected to comply with licencing and other regulatory requirements established by the CRTC, as well as any requirements under the Radiocommunication Act that may apply to the Corporation’s use of the radiocommunication spectrum.