Radio & Television

CBSC takes Quebec radio show to task over comments about social assistance, suicide and Haiti

OTTAWA – Multiple episodes of a talk show airing on CHOI-FM (Radio X, 98.1, Quebec City) have been found in violation of broadcast standards, says the Canadian Broadcast Standard Council (CBSC).Dupont le midi is broadcast weekdays from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm and features discussions among host Stéphane Dupont and co-hosts about social and political issues and current events.  The CBSC said that it received a number of complaints from different people about various comments made on separate episodes that aired between 2008 to 2010.The first decision examined a discussion about social assistance.  The hosts made statements about the dollar amounts that social...

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