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CBSC rains on weather forecast complaint


OTTAWA – A weather forecast title that was a few days shorter than advertised was not significantly inaccurate enough to violate any broadcast codes, says the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC).The Weather Network is the English Canadian specialty service devoted to weather information while MétéoMédia is its French-language counterpart.  Both services have a standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD) channel, which air slightly different content.  The CBSC received complaints from a British Columbia viewer who pointed out that a graphic labeled “30 Day” forecast actually displayed only 27 days on the SD channel and 28 days on the HD...