Radio & Television

CBSC decisions find that RDS, CTV BC, crossed the line

OTTAWA – Content that aired on French sports network RDS and a newscast on CTV British Columbia violated the country’s broadcast codes, according to two decisions issued by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC). In the first decision, the CBSC examined the November 15, 2011 episode of RDS’s sports magazine program 5 à 7 which contained a segment entitled ‘Laprise branché!’.  Commentator Michel Laprise showed a videoclip, which a viewer had sent to him, of a man with dwarfism being used as a bowling ball by people of regular size.  Laprise joked that this bowling activity requires only “a sheet...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.