Radio & Television

Sex talk a problem, says CBSC

OTTAWA – Sexualization of children on the radio and talking about sex before school in the morning on TV are two no-nos, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council said Wednesday in a pair of releases. Last September, on CFRQ-FM Halifax (Q104, a Newcap station), following the giant outdoor Rolling Stones concert in the city, two announcers, Scott Mars and JC Douglas discussed the event where Mars suggested his partner was “excited like a little school-girl." That's not the problem. The problem came when Douglas replied: “with my budding breasts and my rock-hard nipples.” A representative from the Women’s Innovative Justice Initiative...

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.