Canadian Media

MBA Canada


Canada enjoys of a well-developed media sector, but cultural products, usually in English Canada, is often surpassed by imports from the United States. Mass media are mainly for-profit corporations centered in publicity, subscriptions, and other revenues, although a public network, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Société Radio-Canada manages radio and TV networks in both English and French languages and some provincial governments provide their own public broadcast services as well.

Canadian television broadcasting industry is shared among public and private ownership. Canada at present possesses 130 originating television stations, which broadcast on 1,456 transmitters across the country, on both the VHF and UHF bands.

Cable television is a very common way of television programming delivery in Canada. Many Canadian cities have cable penetration rates of 90 per cent or more of television households.

Canada is provided by almost 2000 radio stations, on both the AM and FM bands. Digital audio broadcasting, or DAB, is a technology that is getting strong in Canada. Although at present, there are 73 licensed digital audio broadcasters in Canada, not many consumers yet possess digital radios, and the existing digital audio broadcast signals duplicate AM or FM broadcasts. No Canadian radio broadcaster currently offers an exclusively DAB signal.

Almost all Canadian cities are provided by at least one daily newspaper, along with community and neighborhood weeklies. In large cities which consume more than one daily newspaper, normally at least one daily newspaper comes in tabloid format. Bilingual cities like Montreal and Ottawa have important papers in both French and English languages.

Canada enjoys of a well-developed media sector, but cultural products, usually in English Canada, is often surpassed by imports from the United States. Canadian Media are mainly for-profit corporations centered in publicity, subscriptions, and other revenues, although a public network, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Société Radio-Canada manages radio and TV networks in both English and French languages and some provincial governments provide their own public broadcast services as well.

Important Canadian Media:

CANADIAN TELEVISION
Canadian television broadcasting has a wide variety of different broadcasters, broadcasting multiple channels over a diversity of distribution media.

CANADIAN RADIO
There are many available radio stations in the Canada, as with television stations, callsigns of radio in Canada are defined to four letters, it begins with the two-letter combinations of CF, CH, CI, CJ, or CK, although a few stations use three-letter callsigns.

NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN THE CANADA
Canada news and current events. Read canada newspapers, all the information about Canada, business, science, technology and medical information, you can find at the periodicals of Canada.

CANADIAN MAGAZINES
The Canadian magazines are a periodical publication from Canada containing a diversity of articles on various subjects about life, travel, fashion, education, love, movies, etc.

SPORTS MEDIA IN THE CANADA
Getting the news and information on Canada sports, athletes, sport teams and events.