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Public broadcasting

Liberal

  • Strengthen the regional mandate of CBC/RadioCanada so that local stations can broadcast more local news.
  • Require CBC/Radio-Canada to open up its digital platform so that journalism start-ups & community newspapers can access affordable technology to develop & distribute content.

NDP

Increase funding for the CBC and Radio-Canada.

Green

  • Increase funding to CBC and Radio Canada by $315 million per year until the per-capital level of funding is equal to that of the BBC.
  • Reform the governance of CBC - Radio Canada to remove potential for political interference in board appointments.