Radio Advertisements

These technical specifications (T-425) set out the requirements for identifying the Government of Canada in radio advertisements. Consult your Federal Identity Program coordinator for more information.


  1. Radio advertisements end with the audio identification of the Government of Canada. The required script reads "A message from the Government of Canada" in the language of the advertisement.
  2. Approved musical signature (first 4 notes of 'O Canada', lasting 1.5 seconds) plays following the audio signature—"A message from the Government of Canada".

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