The CRTC is the independent organization regulating Canada’s broadcasting and telecommunications systems. It conducts public hearings, awards broadcasting licences, sets rates for some telephone services, and arbitrates competitive disputes.
The CRTC Legal Directorate (comprised of about 20 lawyers) provides a range of services. For example, legal counsel:
Every year, the CRTC’s Legal Directorate hires at least one articling student.
We’re looking for these qualities in an articling student:
We offer hands-on experience, including:
During the articling period, the student:
The articling student’s salary is approved by the Treasury Board.
Students may be reimbursed for relocation expenses, according to the terms of the Treasury Board’s Relocation Directive.
The CRTC offers the student a one-year contract. There’s an orientation program for new students, and students are given private offices with access to our electronic legal research facilities.
To apply to article at the CRTC (beginning the summer of the following calendar year), send:
Or, courier or hand-deliver your application to:
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The CRTC follows the recruiting rules of the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC). Typically, the deadline for applications falls in May each year. To obtain the exact deadline, please consult the LSUC website.
The CRTC is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from students who are members of the following groups: Aboriginal persons, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
For information on our articling program, contact Lise Renaud at (819) 997-5533, or via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org