Radio & Television

Use of the N-word: CBC does what the CRTC asked it to do, but appeals the decision

By Denis Carmel IN A STATEMENT issued today, the CBC announced it would conform with the requirements outlined in a June decision by the CRTC, but indicated that “We do these things because we believe it is the right thing to do, not because the CRTC tells us to. Since 2020, we have continued to evolve as we strive to better reflect contemporary Canada, both in our content and in our workforce.” The issue stems from the repetitive use, on-air, of the N-word by Radio-Canada when quoting the title of a book. That was in 2020. In 2019, a similar...
 

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.