Welcome to the CBSC

The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) is an independent, non-governmental organization created by the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) to administer standards established by its members, Canada's private broadcasters. The Council's membership includes more than 790 private sector radio and television stations, specialty services and networks from across Canada, programming in English, French and third languages.

The CBSC is proud to make available a large volume of information on its website. For more information about the Council, such as its role, structure, adjudicators and Panels and its history, see the right sidebar menu. The left sidebar menu provides links to the Council's entire collection of Codes, Panel Decisions and Media Releases, as well as recent Annual Reports and many other public documents such as speeches and submissions by the Council. Information about how to make a complaint to the Council and other Frequently Asked Questions is also available. Links to the CBSC's broadcaster members as well as to other relevant websites are also available through the left sidebar menu.

Recent Decisions

Quebec Regional Panel: V re L’instant gagnant (round 3)

Quebec Regional Panel: TVA re Les jeunes loups

Quebec Regional Panel: CHOI-FM re Dupont le midi (police)

National Specialty Services Panel: E! re Keeping Up with the Kardashians (“We’re Having a Baby”)

Ontario Regional Panel: CITY-DT re The Long Weekend

National Specialty Services Panel: Discovery re The Devils Ride promotional spot

National Specialty Services Panel: Sun News Network re The Source (Idle No More)

National Specialty Services Panel: Sun News Network re The Source (Theft Ring)


Recent Submissions and Articles

Speaking Notes for Andrée Noël National Chair Canadian Broadcast Standards Council RTDNA 2012 Conference Toronto, Ontario June 23, 2012