Radio & Television

Violation of Commandment #3 is okay: CBSC

OTTAWA – The mad marionettes on Puppets Who Kill aren't in violation of Canadian broadcast standards when they use religious terms as expletives, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council said this week. A viewer complained that a Comedy Network episode of Puppets Who Kill, which contained the expressions “Jesus” and “Jesus f****ing Christ” used as interjections violates the Human Rights clause of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ (CAB) Code of Ethics. The CBSC national specialty services panel said no, but that the Comedy Network should have broadcast a classification icon at the beginning of the program and a more detailed viewer...

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.