List of Canadian television channels

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

National broadcast television networks[edit]

English[edit]

French[edit]

Multilingual[edit]

  • Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, a broadcast television network with television stations in the three territories and cable network carried nationwide on cable and satellite. Programming focuses on Aboriginals. It operates in English, French and various Aboriginal languages.

Regional broadcast television systems[edit]

English[edit]

French[edit]

  • V, a privately owned television system based in Quebec owned by V Media Group

Multilingual[edit]

  • CFHD-DT, a privately owned multicultural station based in Montreal, using the on-air brand ICI (International Channel).
  • Omni Television, a group of five privately owned multicultural television stations in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia owned by Rogers Media.

Defunct regional broadcast television systems[edit]

Regional broadcast television stations[edit]

English[edit]

  • CHCH, using the on-air brand CHCH - a privately owned television station in Hamilton owned by Channel Zero which airs local news & movies.
  • CHEK, using the on-air brand CHEK - a privately owned television station in Victoria owned by CHEK Media Group.
  • CHNU, using the on-air brand Joytv - a privately owned religious television station in Vancouver owned by ZoomerMedia.
  • CIIIT, using the on-air brand Hope TV - a privately owned religious television station in Winnipeg owned by ZoomerMedia.
  • CJIL, using the on-air brand The Miracle Channel - a privately owned Christian television station in Lethbridge, Alberta owned by The Miracle Channel Association.
  • CJON, using the on-air brand NTV - a privately owned television station in Newfoundland & Labrador owned by Stirling Communications International.

Community broadcast television stations[edit]

English[edit]

  • CFEG-TV, Abbotsford, British Columbia.
  • CFSO-TV, Cardston, Alberta.
  • CFTS-TV, Teslin, Yukon.
  • CFTV-DT, Leamington, Ontario.
  • CH5248, Neepawa, Manitoba.
  • CHCO-TV, St. Andrews, New Brunswick.
  • CHET-TV, Chetwynd, British Columbia.
  • CHOB-TV, Hobbema, Alberta.
  • CHVC-TV, Valemount, British Columbia.
  • CIHC-TV, Hay River, Northwest Territories.
  • CIRE-TV, High Prairie, Alberta.
  • CKER-TV, Kahnawake, Quebec
  • VX9AMK, (using the on-air brand Star Ray TV), Toronto, Ontario.

French[edit]

Multilingual[edit]

  • CIMC-TV, Arichat, Nova Scotia (English and French).
  • CFHD-DT, A privately owned multicultural station based in Montreal, using the on-air brand ICI (International Channel/Canal International).

Educational television stations[edit]

English[edit]

  • City Saskatchewan, a privately owned channel in Saskatchewan owned by Rogers Communications. Broadcasts a mix of educational, children's, and entertainment programs. Not available over-the-air, only available through cable throughout the province.
  • CTV Two Alberta, a privately owned channel in Alberta owned by Bell Media. Airs a mix of educational and entertainment programming. Not available over-the-air (though two stations relayed its programming over-the-air under the former Access branding until they were shut down in August 2011), only available through cable throughout the province.
  • Knowledge Network, a publicly owned educational station in British Columbia owned by the government of British Columbia. Limited availability over-the-air, but is available on cable throughout the province.
  • TVOntario, a publicly owned educational station in Ontario owned by the government of Ontario. Available over-the-air and on cable throughout the province.

French[edit]

  • CFTU-DT, an educational station in Quebec owned by a private consortium known as CANAL, consisting primarily of Quebec-based post-secondary institutions. Broadcasts educational programming in Montreal over-the-air, but is available on cable throughout the rest of the province.
  • Télé-Québec, a publicly owned educational station in Quebec owned by the government of Québec. Available over-the-air and on cable throughout the province. (CIVM Montreal)
  • TFO, a publicly owned educational station in Ontario owned by the government of Ontario. Available on cable throughout the province, as well as in New Brunswick and Manitoba.

Specialty television channels[edit]

English[edit]

French[edit]

Multicultural[edit]

Teleshopping channels (exempt)[edit]

English[edit]

Provincial parliamentary channels[edit]

English[edit]

French[edit]

Premium television services[edit]

English[edit]

French[edit]

  • Cinépop
  • Super Écran (Four multiplex channels)
    • Super Écran 1
    • Super Écran 2
    • Super Écran 3
    • Super Écran 4

Multicultural[edit]

Pay-per-view services[edit]

English[edit]

French[edit]

Audio and/or text-only services[edit]

Digital specialty television channels[edit]

English[edit]

French[edit]

Multicultural[edit]

High-definition specialty television channels and pay-per-view services[edit]

Defunct cable specialty channels[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]