For the first time this century, the public has been invited by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to comment on CBC’s plans for the next five years – including Radio One, Radio 2, the CBC Television Network and CBC News Network.
After considering all the evidence, the CRTC will issue licence renewals with a new set of conditions of licence and expectations that CBC will be required to fulfill.
This invitation provides a unique opportunity for you to speak up about why our national public broadcaster is so important for Canada’s cultural sovereignty and a vibrant democracy, and to influence CBC’s future policies and programs.
FRIENDS has designed an online system to make it easy for you to share your opinions and advice with the CRTC about CBC’s future.
If you have time, review some background information before writing your comments to the CRTC.
Take into account the following issues which FRIENDS considers to be very important for CBC’s future performance:
If you feel you will need more that 45 min to compose your comments, first write them in a word processor, then paste your submission into the Friends of the CBC system.