In 1969 The Canadian Association of Broadcasters provided the start-up funding for what was later to become the Canadian Communications Foundation. Then in 1982, the CAB established its Hall of Fame to honour, in perpetuity, men and women whose contributions had demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to innovation, development and maintaining the highest standards of excellence in broadcasting generally -- particularly in Canada.

As the CAB observed its Diamond Jubilee in 1986, 26 persons were so honoured -- among them, Canadian-born Reginald Fessenden (1866-1932) who proved to the world in 1900 that the human voice could be successfully transmitted by radio waves and who, on Christmas Eve in 1906, broadcast the first radio program.

In 1994, the Canadian Communications Foundation entered all Hall of Fame inductees into its newly-created website. It also added biographies of other radio and television pioneers who had made significant and innovative contributions to the growth and development of Canadian broadcasting, but whose vision, ingenuity, dedication and venturesome undertakings had not been otherwise recognized.

This category was subsequently expanded to include broadcasters whose contributions to the building of the industry in later years were felt to be equally worthy of their being similarly recognized.

In June 2010, the Canadian Association of Broadcasters was first dissolved and then restructured on a much smaller scale, and the annual nomination and election of new names to the CAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame was discontinued. Subsequently, several Regional Associations of Broadcasters created their Halls of Fame or began to recognize the work of outstanding broadcasters in other ways, and where felt appropriate these nominees have been and will continue to be added to this section of our site.

The Foundation will also continue to add further names to this Section when it deems it appropriate to do so.

View the list of CAB Hall of Fame Members, Members by Year of Induction, the Complete Listing of Hall of Fame Members and other Personalities, or go directly to the listing of Personalities whose last names start with:

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Caine, Howard C.19161967
Caine, Jean E.19232014
Caldwell, Spencer Wood "Spence"19091983
Cameron, Bill19432005
Cameron, Earl19152005
Campbell, Norman19242004
Campeau, Joseph E. "Ted"18981961
Cannings, Bert19111993
Caple, Kenneth19031990
Carson, Harold R.18951959
Cassaday, John1953
Chamberland, Michel  (en Franšais)1950
Champagne, Liette1948
Chandler, George19061962
Chandrasekar, Jaya
Chandrasekar, Shan
Charlebois, Robert  (en Franšais)1944
Charlebois, Robert1944
Chercover, Murray19292010
Cherry, Don1934
Chesney, Joe19192001
Chouinard, Yvon  (en Franšais)1944
Chrysdale, Joe19171982
Clark, Ian19111999
Clarkson, Adrienne  (en Franšais)1939
Clayton-Thomas, David1941
Coats, Douglas "Darby"18921973
Cockburn, Bruce1945
Coles, Terrance "Terry"1937
Cooke, Jack Kent19121997
Coombs, Ernie "Mr. Dressup"19272001
Cooper, Mel1932
Couture, Roland G., O.C.  (en Franšais)19101993
Cowie, Bruce1938
Craig, Stuart19331999
Crittenden, Harold A. "Hal"19161979
Cromwell, George A.19132002
Crouter, Wally19232016
Cruickshank, W.T. "Doc"18971971
Cullen, John Francis "Jack"19222002
Cummings, Burton1947
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