Radio & Television

HIFI breached responsibilities of CBSC participation, says council

OTTAWA – Blue Ant Media’s HIFI network has been chastised by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) for failing to keep official copies of broadcasts that were the subject of a complaint.The CBSC contacted the TV service after receiving a viewer complaint on June 6, 2018 that alleged 22 issues within various shows, including the presence of adult-oriented coarse language, sexuality and violence during daytime hours, that HIFI had incorrectly rated such programming, and that the programming lacked adequate viewer advisories.  The complainant also provided detailed times and descriptions for each instance.In its response to the complainant, HIFI acknowledged 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.