Radio & Television

CHOI-FM’s 2017 electoral programming did not breach regulations, CRTC tells listener

OTTAWA – The term “equitable” is not synonymous with “equal” as it pertains to the allocation of air time to registered political parties and candidates, the CRTC has told a listener of Quebec City’s CHOI-FM station.In a letter dated February 7, the Commission responded to a complaint from an individual who alleged that the RNC Media-owned station’s programming during the 2017 Quebec City municipal elections “demonstrated a clear bias” towards a specific political party.  The complainant, who included a breakdown of the station’s programming and an assessment of the relative time dedicated to various registered parties, claimed that the station therefore...

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