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  1. CRTC asks Standard Councils to reconsider ban on the word "faggot"

    Industry News
    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has asked the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) to review its recent decision to ban the unedited version of the song "Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits from Canadian Radio. On January 12th, the CBSC found that...
  2. Got a complaint, don't call the CRTC!

    Television Industry / Channels and Providers
    Despite having complete control over which television and radio stations receive licenses and having god-like powers over how cable, satellite radio and television, and telephone companies operate, the CRTC refuses to deal with Canadian consumers who have complaints about how these organizations...
  3. Montreal Radio station gets slap on the wrist for use of F-word

    AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    In a decision released today, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) concluded that the use of the F-Word on station CHMP-FM (98.5 FM, Montreal) was in violation of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' Code of Ethics. The CSBC, which reviews all such complaints on behalf of the...
  4. CSBC says SportsNet did not contravene "Violence in Television" code

    What's On In Sports?
    In a decision released today, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) concluded that showing hockey fight highlights during the day does not violate its Voluntary Code Regarding Violence in Television Programming.
  5. Broadcast of Hockey Fights in Sports News Does Not Promote Violence--CBSC

    What's On In Sports?
    The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) today released its decision concerning the broadcast of hockey fights during the sports news program Sportsnet Connected on specialty service Sportsnet East. The CBSC concluded that showing hockey fights during game highlights and updates did not...