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Alliance des radios communautaires du Canada

Alternate Name ARC
Legal Name Alliance des radios communautaires du Canada
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
1 Nicholas St, Suite 1208
Ottawa, ON K1N 7B7
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Intersection King Edward Ave and Rideau St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Coordinates all of the issues in community radio for Francophone and Acadian communities of Canada * currently has 26 active members: 27 stations on the air. 
Global administrator of community radio in Francophone and Acadian markets * offers its members several services in the areas of consultation, training, communication and a technical service for every aspect of the setting up of a community radio station. 
Operates a national network programming service, RFA – "Le Réseau francophone d’Amérique" * offers to its affiliates a news service (several newscasts a day) and a variety of programs that can be dowloaded and inserted in their programming * publicity production service
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Application required for radio stations wishing to become members.
Languages French
Fees Membership - Call Francois Coté for more information concerning membership fees ; None
Service Categories Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Francophone Community ; Public Relations Support ~ Francophone Community ; Radio Stations ~ Francophone Community
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-562-0000
Toll Free Phone 1-866-562-0003
Fax 613-562-2182
Primary Contact François Coté, General Manager; Phone: 613-562-0000 ext 354
Alternate Contact Simon Forgues, Communications Director; Phone: 613-562-0000 ext 305; Email:
Primary Executive Alexandre Schmitt, President; Email:
Other Details
Established 1991
Funding Federal - Canadian Heritage ; Sale of Goods - Advertisements
Print Material Annual Report
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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