Radio & Television

Radio prank phone call to dentist with “bite” not sexual – CBSC

OTTAWA – A prank telephone call broadcast on CKZZ-FM’s (Virgin Radio 95.3 Vancouver) afternoon show Kiah & Tara Jean did not violate privacy or explicit content rules, but the station still failed to obtain consent before broadcasting. This according to the  Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) which today released its decision concerning a show hosted by Kiah Tucker and Tara Jean Stevens.  Last November 1 Tucker telephoned a dentist’s office and pretended that all of his teeth had fallen out after eating too much Halloween candy.  At one point, he told the receptionist “I couldn’t bite you, but I could give...

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.