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Resource Centre

This section provides links to other sources of information about Canada's transition to over-the-air digital television.

General Information

The CRTC's "Moving to Digital" Page

The CRTC's Updates to "Over-the-air television service in Whitehorse, Yellowknife and Iqaluit"

The CRTC's "TV Service Options In Your Home" Page

Environment Canada's "Extended Producer Responsibility" Page

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Broadcasters' DTV Web sites

Canal Savoir (available in French only)

CBC/Radio-Canada

CHCH (available in English only)

Citytv (Toronto/Ottawa/Woodstock/London) (available in English only)

Citytv (Winnipeg/Calgary/Lethbridge/Edmonton/Vancouver/Victoria) (available in English only)

CKWSTV (available in English only)

CTS (available in English only)

CTV (available in English only)

Global Thunder Bay (available in English only)

Groupe TVA (available in French only)

Joytv-10 (available in English only)

Joytv-11 (available in English only)

Miracle Channel (available in English only)

NewCap (available in English only)

NTV (available in English only)

OMNI Television (available in English only)

RNC Media (available in French only)

Shaw (available in English only)

Télé Inter-Rives (available in French only)

Télé-Québec (available in French only)

Thunder Bay Television (available in English only)

TVO (available in English only)

V (available in French only)

For a list of stations by city, please visit the Check Your Local Stations section of the Web site.

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CRTC News and Background Information

March 18, 2011
Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2011-198: Regulations for the digital television transition

March 14, 2011
Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2011-184: Over-the-air television service in Whitehorse, Yellowknife, and Iqaluit

November 10, 2010
Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2010-840: Addition of a general authorization permitting broadcasting distribution undertakings to distribute a local package

October 4, 2010
Broadcasting Information Bulletin CRTC 2010-719-1: Analog transmitters mandated for digital conversion, or operating on channels 52 to 69 in non-mandatory markets - Correction

September 28, 2010
Broadcasting Information Bulletin CRTC 2010-719: Analog transmitters mandated for digital conversion, or operating on channels 52 to 69 in non-mandatory markets

July 16, 2010
Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2010-485: Issues related to the digital television transition

March 22, 2010
Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2010-167: A group-based approach to the licensing of private television services

July 6, 2009
Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2009-406: Policy determinations resulting from the 27 April 2009 public hearing

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Electronics Recycling Information

Environment Canada: Extended Producer Responsibility

Alberta: Alberta Recycling

British Columbia: Return-It

Manitoba: Green Manitoba

Nova Scotia: ACES (Atlantic Canada Electronics Stewardship)

Ontario: Ontario Electronic Stewardship

Prince Edward Island: ACES (Atlantic Canada Electronics Stewardship)

Québec: RECYC-QUÉBEC

Saskatchewan: SWEEP (Saskatchewan Waste Electronic Equipment Program)

You may also wish to contact your municipal government for additional information.