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More than 500 radio and TV stations across Canada rely on The Canadian Press for award-winning data feeds and audio services to add impact and depth to their newscasts. Learn more about the content and services available to broadcasters by visiting the summary of links below, or jump down the page to the top three frequently asked questions.

Popular content and services

UP-TO-THE-MINUTE NEWS SERVICES

Broadcast Wire and Audio: Regional, national and international news and programming.
Cable Service: News, sports, business and entertainment information for cable TV viewers.

VALUE-ADDED SERVICES FOR BROADCAST CIENTS

Broadcast Alerts for wireless:  When you need to know news is breaking, regardless of where you are.
HotWire: Show-prep service for on-air personalities, producers, programmers and managers. 

DISTRIBUTION SERVICES AND MORE

Distribution Service State-of-the-art distribution of audio to more than 400 radio stations.
Extreme Reach Canada Digital distribution of radio and television advertisements, including High Definition TV spots, to broadcast stations across Canada and the United States.


  Frequently asked questions

  1. How do I file a story to The Canadian Press?
    Sendit allows you to transmit news stories, pictures, audio and video into The Canadian Press editorial system from wherever you have Internet access.  Log in to Sendit with your username and password. You can also call the help desk at 416-507-2099 or 1-800-268-8149 for assistance.

  2. Who do I contact for technical support?
    Please call our 24/7 help desk at 416-507-2099 in Toronto or 1-800-268-8149. You can also use  Command News, which provides Internet access to The Canadian Press stories.

  3. Who do I contact to ask about coverage from The Canadian Press?
    Email editorial@thecanadianpress.com or call the Main Desk (416-507-2150), Broadcast Main Desk (416-507-2183 or 416-507-2177) or your local bureau or department. Broadcast clients can also contact Rose Kingdon at 416-507-2176.

BUREAUS

Atlantic
Desk: 902-422-8496
Broadcast desk:
902-422-9284

Quebec
Pupitre SF:
514-985-7229

Pupitre sports:
514-985-7237

Pupitre économique:
514-985-7256

Pupitre régional:
514-985-7228

Pupitre radio télédiffusion:
514-985-7231

Montreal desk:
514-985-7214

Broadcast Montreal:
514-985-7235

Ottawa
Ottawa news desk:   613-231-8628
 
Ontario
Desk: 416-507-2159
Broadcast desk:
416-507-2185

Prairies
Desk: 780-412-6255
Broadcast desk:
780-428-6490

British Columbia
Desk: 604-692-1168
Broadcast desk:
604-687-2464

NEWS DESKS/BEATS

Picture desk: 416-507-2169

Business desk: 416-507-2138

Sports desk
Desk: 416-507-2154
Broadcast desk: 416-507-2182

Life-Entertainment desk (including health and medical news)
416-507-2162 or 416-507-2163

Online desk: 416-507-2190

World desk:
416-507-2165


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