Frequently Asked Questions

How is CPAC funded?
Where can I find CPAC on the dial?
How do I get program listings?
How can I listen to CPAC in the language of my choice?
Does CPAC offer closed captioning?
How can I get copies of CPAC programming?
How can I pitch a story idea or get CPAC to cover an event?

How is CPAC funded?

CPAC is Canada's only national, non-commercial bilingual network specializing in long-form, public affairs programming, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. CPAC receives no government funding, nor is it affiliated with any government department or agency. Funded in part by Canada's cable, wireless and satellite companies, CPAC is delivered to more than 9 million homes daily.

Where can I find CPAC on the dial?

Use our search tool to find CPAC's channel location in your area.

How do I get program listings?

You can consult our program schedule.

How can I listen to CPAC in the language of my choice?

CPAC TV is available in both English and French almost everywhere in Canada.

On digital cable, satellite and wireless services, CPAC can be found in English and French on separate channels. Use our search tool to find CPAC's channel location in your area.

On analogue cablesystems, CPAC viewers can select their language of choice using their television's Secondary Audio Programming (SAP) function. Contact your cable service provider if you have questions about using the SAP function.

On our website, CPAC TV is available with English, French, and original (floor) audio via a continuous simulcast. Select your language choice using the buttons located beneath the video player.

Does CPAC offer closed captioning?

All programming on CPAC television is closed captioned. On our website, closed captions are available on the CPAC television web simulcast as well as livestreams of all House of Commons and Senate proceedings and parliamentary committees. Closed captions are also available on selected on-demand videos in the CPAC Digital Archive.

House of Commons and Senate proceedings and committees are captioned in both English and French. All other CPAC programming is captioned in the predominant language of the broadcast.

We invite you to contact us at comments@cpac.ca for further information about closed captioning.

How can I get copies of CPAC programming?

To order a copy of a CPAC program, search our web video archive for the program you wish to purchase and email your request to comments@cpac.ca.

For copies of Supreme Court of Canada hearings, please call the Supreme Court at (613) 996-7642 or e-mail reception@scc-csc.ca.

For copies of House of Commons proceedings (including Question Period) and House of Commons committees, please contact the House of Commons at 1-800-599-4999.

For copies of Senate committees, please contact the Senate Legislative Support Office at broadcasting-telediffusion@sen.parl.gc.ca.

For all other information about our programming, please call CPAC's Viewer Services at 1-877-287-2722 (CPAC).

How can I pitch a story idea or get CPAC to cover an event?

Email us at comments@cpac.ca