Radio & Television

Saturday afternoon F-words a no-no says CBSC

OTTAWA – Last fall a viewer in search of cartoons for the children he was babysitting came across a broadcast of RKO 281 on Bravo! and found the movie contained more than its fair share of F-bombs. He complained to the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (and hopefully held his hands over the kiddies’ ears while he was taking notes), which announced its decision today.The CBSC National Specialty Services Panel concluded that the broadcast contravened Clause 10 of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ (CAB) Code of Ethics, which requires that programs containing “coarse or offensive language intended for adult audiences” be...

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.