Le Canal Nouvelles
|Le Canal Nouvelles|
LCN logo 2014-present
|Launched||September 8, 1997|
|Owned by||Groupe TVA|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Slogan||La force du direct|
|Website||LCN (in French)|
|Bell TV||Channel 127 (SD)|
Channel 1887 (HD)
|Shaw Direct||Channel 760 (SD) Channel 395 / 229 (HD)|
|Available on many Canadian cable systems||Check local listings|
|Bell Aliant Fibe TV||Channel 828 (SD)|
Channel 928 (HD)
|Bell Fibe TV||Channel 115 (SD)|
Channel 1115 (HD)
|Bell MTS||Channel 138 (SD)|
|Optik TV||Channel 8055 (SD)|
Channel 2055 (HD)
|SaskTel||Channel 266 (SD)|
|Telus Quebec||Channel 22 (SD)|
Channel 522 (HD)
|VMedia||Channel 37 (HD) (QC)|
|Zazeen||Channel 215 (HD)|
Le Canal Nouvelles (LCN) is a Canadian French language Category C 24-hour headline news specialty channel owned by Groupe TVA, a division of Québecor. Its broadcasting headquarters are located in Montreal, Quebec. The channel, operated and programmed by the TVA Nouvelles division, was launched on September 8, 1997.
LCN broadcasts two 30-minute news segments per hour with headlines scrolling at the bottom of the screen.
Québecor also owns the TVA network. Many news reports shown on TVA are also shown on LCN. LCN also runs four TVA-produced newscasts: at 5pm weekdays, and noon/6pm/10pm daily, with the TVA logo superimposed over the LCN logo.
LCN's anchors include Pierre Bruneau, Réjean Léveillé, Jean-François Guérin, Karine Champagne, Pascale Déry, Julie Marcoux, Mélanie Bergeron and Pierre Cantin.
The channel broadcasts factual current affairs programs, such as Denis Lévesque (hosted by Denis Lévesque, Le Vrai Négociateur (hosted by Claude Poirier), Dumont (hosted by Mario Dumont), and Franchement Martineau (hosted by Richard Martineau).
- Official website (in French)