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Dateline NBC, CBC’s Front Burner lead Canada Podcast Ranker for June

Triton Digital has released the latest Canada Podcast Report for June 2022, ranking the most-listened to English and French podcasts.

Reflecting the listening period between May 30 and July 3 and measured by Triton’s Podcast Metrics measurement service, the top three Canadian originating English-language podcasts were all produced by the public broadcaster, including CBC Podcasts’ daily news pod Front Burner at #1, The Current at #2, and Ideas at #3.

The top-ranked podcast overall was true crime offering, Dateline NBC, followed by Front Burner, Wondery’s Smartless (feat. Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, & Sean Hayes), My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark (Wondery), and Crime Junkie (SXM Media) rounding out the top five. SXM Media earned the #1 spot on the Top Networks Report with 4.4M average weekly downloads, followed by CBC/Radio-Canada with 2.7M, and Wondery with 2.3M average weekly downloads. 

The top three Canadian originating French-language podcasts were Radiojournal (Radio- Canada) at #1, Richard Martineau (QUB) at #2, and Ça s’explique (Radio-Canada) at #3.

New podcasts making the June podcast ranker include Park Predators (audiochuck/SXM Media), Kuper Island (CBC/Radio-Canada) and White Coat Black Art (CBC/Radio-Canada), in addition to French-language debuts Vincent Dessureault (QUB), Yasmine Abdelfadel (QUB) and Patrick Déry (QUB). The Village: The Montreal Murders (CBC/Radio-Canada) also debuted in the Top 30 on the Canada originating English-language list.

This month’s report includes new participant, Studio71, which joins alongside All Things Comedy, Audioboom, CBC/Radio-Canada, Cloud10, Cogeco Media, Headgum, Kast Media, NPR, Paramount, QUB, Salem Podcast Network, SXM Media, The Roost Podcast Network, WarnerMedia and Wondery Network.

Any podcast network or publisher with an audience in Canada is eligible to participate in the Canadian Podcast Reports.

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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessen
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email -

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