Legislative Broadcasting and Webcasting


​​Hansard Broadcasting Services televises and webcasts the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly and Parliamentary Committees. Podcasts of selected events are also available.


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If you encounter problems viewing the Webcast, please email webcast@leg.bc.ca for further assistance.

Television Broadcasting

Assembly Broadcasts

Proceedings from the Chamber are broadcast live, without interruption, from the start of each sitting until adjournment. A repeat broadcast of the day's Oral Question Period airs at 7 p.m.

During debate on ministry estimates, a second section of the Committee of Supply may be established to hold debates concurrently with the House. These proceedings are recorded and rebroadcast in the evening as the proceedings of Committee A.

Occasionally, the Assembly will activate a third venue, Committee C, which is rebroadcast on weekends.

Parliamentary Committees Broadcasts

The audio of Parliamentary Committee meetings is also broadcast over the Legislative television channel. Please refer to the weekly broadcast schedule above for a listing of upcoming live and pre-recorded Parliamentary Committee broadcasts.

Webcasting Services

Live Streaming

The proceedings of the House and Parliamentary Committees are streamed live over the Internet, beginning shortly before their scheduled start times. The start time of proceedings in Committee A (and Committee C, when applicable) varies from day to day. Links to the webcasts for these meetings are posted approximately 15 minutes before the anticipated start time of the event.

Archived Webcasts

All House and Parliamentary Committee meetings that are streamed live are archived and available for playback on demand approximately 15 minutes after the event concludes. Archived House webcasts can be found on the Debates pages. Archived Parliamentary Committee webcasts are available through the Previous Committees page.

Special Events

Hansard Broadcasting Services televises and webcasts special events, such as opening day ceremonies and official visits by dignitaries. Please visit the Special Events Video Archive to view webcasts of these events.


Podcasting is a means for users to subscribe to audio or video files using readily available, free software. Any digital audio player or computer equipped with podcasting software can download and play podcasts. 

Hansard Broadcasting Services provides podcasts of the throne speech, budget address and the daily oral question period. Please be patient as large files may take a few minutes to download.

To subscribe, please enter one of the following URLs into your podcasting software:



​Contact Hansard

If you have questions or comments about information on this page, please contact Hansard Services at 250-387-3681 or by email at HansardServices@leg.bc.ca.