Radio & Television

Radio program’s sex toys discussion not explicit enough to breach codes: CBSC

OTTAWA – A French-language radio program that derided older people and included a discussion about sexual matters was neither explicit or detailed enough to violate any broadcast codes, says the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC).The CBSC examined an episode of Doc Mailloux et Josey, an open-line talk show hosted by Josey Arsenault and psychiatrist Pierre “Doc” Mailloux that airs on the Cogeco radio network, including on CKOB-FM (106,9fm, Mauricie).On the episode that aired on October 12, 2017, Mailloux criticized people of an older generation who (translated) “lie to themselves cheerfully, daily, copiously, abundantly”, plus expressed his frustration with older callers...

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