Radio & Television

Montreal talk show violated several codes with sexual discussions, abusive comments: CBSC

OTTAWA – The defunct Doc Mailloux’s open-line talk show on Montreal’s CKAC violated several broadcaster codes with its explicit sex talk, its degrading remarks about women, and racist comments, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) announced Thursday. Breaches were recurring on the show, but the CBSC noted that CKAC’s parent company Corus Entertainment had implemented strong measures to prevent such problems in the future and that Doc Mailloux was no longer on the air. The CBSC ruled that six October 2006 episodes of the show, broadcast between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays, breached Clause 9(b) of the Canadian Association...

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