Nelly Bassily | June 2, 2008
Radio Canada International (RCI) is a radio service that produces and shares international and Canadian news in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, and Ukrainian. It carries programming aimed at connecting new immigrants to Canada and Canada to the world. Over many years, RCI has forged cooperative relationships with partner radio stations around the world. Its programs and reports can be heard on over 400 stations in 60 countries. The organization provides this description of what it can offer its partners:
1) On Compact Disc:
-Canada à la carte: a monthly collection of reports and/or interviews on a variety of topics. You can incorporate these 4- to 10-minute items into your own programming at your convenience. Produced monthly.
-Reports and interviews targeting your market.
-English-language courses for children, using Canadian legends and nursery rhymes.
2) MP3 audio files:
-Daily and weekly programs available in MP3 format via Internet on our Audio Bank.
-Canada à la carte (each month).
3) Daily programs can be received via satellite:
-In Europe, in North Africa, and in the Middle East on the Eutelsat Hotbird-6 satellite, channels RCI1, RCI2, and RCI3.
-In Africa, on the Atlantic Bird 3 satellite.
4) Daily programs can be received via the World Radio Network (WRN) where the service is available.