Radio & Television

Poor timing means radio contest comments were misleading

OTTAWA – Encouraging people to enter a contest which had already been drawn is a no-no, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council said today.The CBSC said in a press release today Rogers Media’s Kiss FM Ottawa (CISS-FM) violated the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ Code of Ethics for broadcasting misleading information about eligibility for the first of two draws to win a trip to Jamaica.The station ran a contest in January 2019 for two trips to Jamaica and to enter the contest, listeners had to send a text message to the station in response to a question or topic posed by the...