Canadian Broadcast Standards Council

The CBSC deals with complaints and questions from the public about the programming of private broadcasters in Canada. It reviews these complaints against a set of industry codes that set out the guidelines for Canadian broadcasters. These codes cover issues such as ethics, violence, equitable portrayal, and journalistic practices.

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Broadcasting Standards

The goal of the CBSC is to maintain the highest possible standard of radio and television broadcasting through voluntary self-regulation by Canadian broadcasters.

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Public Forum

The CBSC provides information about the standards established by broadcasters and responds to complaints.

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Decisions

The CBSC publishes written decisions about complaints which have been reviewed by its Adjudicating Panels.

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Associates

Our Associates include almost all private sector radio and television stations, specialty and pay TV services across the country.