Canadian broadcasters, licensed by the CRTC, have a legal obligation to make broadcasting time available for purchase by registered political parties during a general election.
Read all about the rules and find out how they were applied in the last general election by consulting the documents below.
- Broadcasting Arbitrator's Guidelines
- Allocation of Paid Broadcasting Time
- CRTC Guidelines for Broadcast Licensees
(on CRTC Web site)
- The Broadcasting Arbitrator : Political party broadcasting – from the Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada on the 38th General Election Held on June 28, 2004