Radio & Television

Radio ads were clearly separate from programming: CBSC

OTTAWA – Paid spots voiced by a radio host were sufficiently distinct from news and program content, meaning that the station did not violate any broadcast codes, says the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC).The CBSC investigated advertisements voiced by AndrĂ© Arthur for a local restaurant that aired on CFEL-FM (BLVD 102.1, Quebec City) on September 6, 2016 during his talk show Arthur le midi.  The host prefaced the first spot with “before going to the real commercial break, we’re going to do a fake commercial break”, and he then proceeded to talk about the limited time offer of a roast beef...
 

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.