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In 2007, the establishment of the audio-video area on the Radio-Canada website responds to a growing demand for viewing programs online .

Fifteen years ago, a new feature was announced with great fanfare on the Radio-Canada website. The audio-video platform of offered, in a single destination, a whole thematic programming of content and television and radio programs.

“Internet users can now have one-click access to many Radio-Canada radio and television programs, including this Téléjournal. »

— Announcer Bernard Derome

On June 7, 2007, Bernard Derome made the announcement in Téléjournal. The new platform was presented to the press earlier by Sylvain Lafrance, senior vice-president of French Services at Radio-Canada. In his report, journalist Jean-François Bélanger offers a tour of this “universe”.

Report by Jean-François Bélanger on the audio-video zone of on the Téléjournal of June 7, 2007

The audio-video zone which he demonstrates allows us to follow part of the live programming or to consult programs by browsing by theme, by genre or by type of program.

The journalist depicts in his report the use of the Internet as a means of dissemination as a major trend. The new audio-video platform – which replaces the Zapmédia tool – responds to a growing demand for viewing radio and TV programs online.

Listeners and viewers are less and less passive, observes Jean-François Bélanger in 2007. adapts to their schedule rather than the other way around.

Radio-Canada on the web

  • 1995: Bruno Guglielminetti produces the program and the website R@dionet, for Radio-Canada radio in Edmonton, the first French-language magazine to deal exclusively with the Internet both in Canada and abroad.
  • October 30, 1995: First political coverage on the web with the referendum evening on the Radio-Canada site at
  • September 1996: The Radio-Canada site offers summary coverage of the Atlanta Olympic Games on a web page.
  • October 31, 1996: Radio-Canada becomes the first French-language public radio station to offer its programming live on the web and Internet users can listen to the radio at
  • May 13, 1998: www becomes the site's third address and the official address of Radio-Canada.
  • March 2000: transforms its home page to include news.< /li>
  • March 14, 2001: Radio-Canada launches its first program exclusively on the web: L'après-soirée de la Soirée du hockey with Yannick Bouchard and René Pothier.
  • March 2003: The Radio-Canada news web team creates a special multimedia section to explain and illustrate the war in Iraq.
  • June 7, 2007: New audio-video platform on Radio-Canada .ca which offers, in a single destination, a whole thematic programming of content and programs.

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