Radio & Television

Radio host’s “unduly discriminatory comments” about Indigenous women crossed the line: CBSC

OTTAWA – A controversial radio host who made demeaning comments about Indigenous women breached the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ Code of Ethics, says the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC).On November 15, 2016 at 11:30 AM, CHOI-FM (Radio X, Quebec City) host Jeff Fillion talked about allegations of sexual assault against Indigenous women by police officers in remote regions of Quebec, a story that had been covered by Radio-Canada.  No charges were laid after an investigation, and Fillion said that he had not believed the allegations from the beginning. Fillion said that, according to his police contact, the young, handsome police officers with attractive wives...
 

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