Radio & Television

LCN’s coverage lacked sensitivity and restraint, says CBSC

OTTAWA — In a decision released today, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) says the French-language all news channel LCN breached the Radio Television Digital News Association of Canada’s Code of Journalistic Ethics during its live coverage of an alleged hostage situation in Montreal in November 2020 by divulging critical information during a potentially dangerous situation and failing to demonstrate sensitivity and restraint in its information-gathering activities. On November 13, police in Montreal responded to a phone call alleging there was a hostage taking inside the office building of video game developer Ubisoft. For two hours, TVA Group’s LCN provided...

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.