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The CAB Vision
To work collectively on matters of crucial importance to our members and to advocate on behalf of the radio, television, specialty/pay sectors.

The CAB Mission
The goal of the CAB is to represent and advance the interests of its membership in key areas to secure the continued growth of the radio and television industry.

What's New

November 5, 2021 - COVID-19 News Support Fund for Private Independent Local TV and Radio Broadcasters

November 16, 2020 - Announcement
Canadian Private Broadcasters Welcome Kevin Desjardins as President (pdf)

August 26, 2020

March 24, 2020 - Letter to Minister of Canadian Heritage
Impact of COVID-19 on Canadian Broadcasters – Request for emergency relief (pdf)

Summer 2019 - Update
CAB Update - Volume 9 (pdf)

March 21, 2019 - News Release
Broadcasters Term New Media Measures in Budget 2019 "Unfair" (pdf)

January 11, 2019 - Submission
CAB CEO Radio Council Submission to the Broadcasting and Telecommunicationse Legislative Review Panel (pdf)

Summer 2018 - Update
CAB Update - Volume 8 (pdf)

November 7, 2017 - News Release
Sylvie Courtemanche Appointed Chair of the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) (pdf)

October 3, 2017 - Presentation
Information Day On Public Alerting - National Public Alerting System (NPAS) Role of the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Governments (pdf)

Summer 2017 - Update
CAB Update - Volume 7 (pdf)

March 2016 - Update
CAB Update - Volume 6 (pdf)

January 25, 2016 - News Release
CAB CEO Radio Council Announces New Radio Marketing and Advocacy Initiative (pdf)

January 25, 2016 - Job Posting
Executive Director, Radio Marketing and Advocacy Organization (pdf)

June 2015 - Update
CAB Update - Volume 5 (pdf)

October 27, 2014 - Update
CAB Technical Update (pdf)

June 2014 - Update
CAB Update - Volume 4 (pdf)

April 29, 2014 - Update
CAB Technical Update (pdf)

January 2014 - Update
CAB Update - Volume 3 (pdf)

Summer 2013 - Update
CAB Update - Volume 2 (pdf)

May 31, 2013 - Update
CAB Technical Update (pdf)

May 28, 2013 - Statement
Statement from the CAB concerning today's CRTC Decision to permit the carriage of national advertising on CBC Radio 2 and Espace Musique (pdf)

December 2012 - Update
CAB Update - Volume 1 (pdf)

November 15, 2012 - Report
Described Video Working Group

October 23, 2012 - Submission
Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-379-5 Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's (CBC) French- and English-language services – Information on Revised Programming Budgets – Intervention of the CAB CEO Radio Council regarding additional information filed by the CBC on October 12th, 2012 (pdf)

October 5, 2012 - Submission
Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-379-3 (as amended), Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's (CBC) French and English-language services – Intervention of the CAB CEO Radio Council (pdf)

October 5, 2012 - Study
A statistical profile of CBC/Radio-Canada: Based on data released by the CRTC for the 2010 and 2011 broadcast fiscal years, and data released by CBC/Radio-Canada (pdf)

October 2012
CAB RadioAhead Presentation and the Radio Engagement in Canada research study