Radio & Television

Quebec City radio hosts slapped by broadcast standards council

OTTAWA – Some more Quebec City radio hosts have landed in hot water over coarse language. The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council today released its decision on a complaint against the hosts of the afternoon show on CJMF-FM, Le Trio de l’enfer. During a broadcast on Dec. 17, 2004, the hosts were discussing the state of radio in Quebec City. They referred to competitors André Arthur and Jeff Fillion, the controversial CHOI-FM hosts whose crude comments eventually caused the CRTC to rescind the station’s licence, as “trous de cul,” or “assholes.” A listener complained to the CBSC. The CBSC said that...