Radio & Television

Reporting on probable survivability of car crash victim OK, says CBSC

OTTAWA – A news report that speculated that the sole survivor of a fatal traffic accident would also “likely die” did not breach any broadcast codes, according to the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC).The report, entitled “Fatal Highway Crash”, aired during the 11:00 pm newscast on February 19, 2010 on CTV British Columbia (CIVT-TV).  The reporter, who was live at the scene, explained that a vehicle had traveled the wrong way down Highway 17 in Delta, BC and had collided with another in a fiery crash. Three people had already been declared dead and the fourth was being airlifted to...

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.