Radio & Television

CHIK-FM host comment about women did not breach code: CBSC

OTTAWA — The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has found comments made about women on CHIK-FM’s Dupont le matin morning show in January did not violate broadcast codes.The CBSC released on Thursday its decision concerning a comment made by CHIK-FM morning show host Stéphan Dupont during the broadcast on January 16, 2015, which a listener found offensive. While discussing with his show co-hosts how gender roles have evolved in society, Dupont recounted a discussion he had with a friend the previous day, repeating what his friend had said: “When girls started giving blowjobs, they took control.”One of CHIK-FM’s listeners considered...

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