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Networks list

Television in Canada has many individual stations and networks and systems.

Television Network Founded Type of Network Language # of Owned and Operated Stations # of Private Affiliates
CBC 1952 * Commercial Network (Gov't-Owned) English 16 7
SRC 1952 Commercial Network (Gov't-Owned) French 14 2
CTV 1961 Commercial Network English 21 3
Global 1974 Commercial Network English 11 None
TVA 1971 Commercial Network French 6 4
APTN 1988 Commercial Network, Multicultural Multicultural 3, many rebroadcast transmitters None

Systems list

Television System Founded Type of System Language # of Owned and Operated Stations # of Private Affiliates
Citytv 1978 ** Commercial Network English 5 3
A 2005 Commercial Network English 6 OTA + 1 cable only None
V 1986 Commercial Network French 5 3
Omni Television 1979*** Multicultural Network Multicultural 5 None
CTS 1998 Christian religious English 3, 2 rebroadcast transmitters None

Defunct television systems


(*) Although the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation was founded in 1932, it did not begin television transmissions until 1952.

(**) CITY-TV launched in 1978. CKVU-TV adopted the moniker in 2002, and the former Craig Media stations also adopted the Citytv moniker when they were bought in 2005.

(***) CFMT-TV launched in 1979. CJMT-TV launched in 2002. CHNU-TV (NOW TV) was bought in 2005, and CIIT-TV was purchased before it went on the air, in February, 2006.

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