Radio & Television

F-word “occasionally excusable,” in news says Standards Council

OTTAWA – The content of CP24’s broadcast of the 30th Annual Gay Pride Parade held in Toronto on July 4, 2010 had at least one viewer’s shorts in a bunch.As a part of the 2010 festival, CP24 provided a live three-hour broadcast of the week-long finale at 2 p.m., and rebroadcast at 8 p.m. Knowing that the parade isn’t everyone’s cup of feathers, CP24 broadcast a viewer advisory during every commercial break which noted: “The following is a live event and may contain scenes of nudity. Viewer discretion is advised.”On the day of the broadcast, a complainant, acknowledging that the...

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.