This was the decade of television. In 1952, the first CBC and Radio-Canada television stations, CBLT-Toronto and CBFT-Montréal, began broadcasting. By 1955, CBC/Radio-Canada's television services were available to 66 per cent of the Canadian population.
With the inauguration of Canadian television, work continued on the regulatory framework for Canadian broadcasting. In 1951, the Massey Commission endorsed the regulatory role of the national public broadcaster. However, in 1957, the Fowler Com