Radio & Television

Saturday morning cartoons… Not!

OTTAWA – Airing a show that features swearing and drunken boating should not be on the air the same time kids are watching Saturday morning TV, says the CBSC. At 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27th, Global Television aired a show called fatbluesky which "included instances of the f-word and scenes of a man drinking beer while driving a speedboat," says a release from the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council. This decision, released Wednesday, was a no-brainer. The CBSC’s National Conventional Television Panel concluded that Global violated the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ (CAB) Code of Ethics for broadcasting the episode way before...

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.