Nov 10, 2015
The CBC Emoji Keyboard app is available to download for free through iOS and Android devices and features more than 60 CBC-themed emoji stickers

CBC today announced the launch of its first-ever Emoji Keyboard, featuring emoji stickers in the likeness of more than 60 current and vintage CBC characters, personalities, and symbols. The CBC Emoji Keyboard app is available for free download via iOS and Android devices, allowing users to insert the CBC-themed emoji stickers almost anywhere they can type.


With billions of emoticons and stickers being sent every day worldwide via mobile messaging apps, emojis have become an entertaining part of our daily communications. The CBC Emoji Keyboard was created so that Canadians can bring stickers of their favourite characters and personalities into their conversations, as well as symbols that celebrate Canadian broadcasting.


The keyboard features everything from Casey and Finnegan’s treehouse and Marg Delahunty, to Shad and Mamma Yamma. The full list is as follows:


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About CBC/Radio-Canada

CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages.


A space for us all is CBC/Radio-Canada’s new strategy to modernize the public broadcaster and ensure that it continues to fulfill its mandate for Canadians and for future generations. Through to 2020, it will increase its investment in prime time television programming, and continue to create radio programs of the highest quality, while promoting the development of digital and mobile platforms and content.


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For further information, please contact:

Simon Bassett, publicist, CBC,

416-205-8533 (office) 416-988-1590 (mobile)