Canada's Canal Squat platform for youth

Type of institution
Public Broadcaster
  • Direct support for artists and cultural professionals
    • Skills development
Type of measure
Emergency response
March 2020
Canal Squat is a new information feed designed specifically for young people and broadcast on Télé-Québec's Le Squat platform. Every day, articles published in daily newspapers are rewritten especially for Le Canal SQUAT. The press cartoonists are also called upon to contribute to a better understanding of the news for youth. Young people will find reliable news about COVID-19, essential in these uncertain times that raise all kinds of questions, and are invited to comment. Squat Canal will also offer daily news on other topics of interest to them and original video clips.
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Media Arts