Trent Radio in Relation to the CRTC

As a broadcast license holder, Trent Radio is bound by laws and guidelines of the C.R.T.C. (Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission)

C.R.T.C. regulations state that a licensee shall not broadcast:

  1. anything in contravention of the law;
  2. any abusive comment that, when taken in context, tends or is likely to expose an individual or group or class to hatred or contempt on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age, or mental or physical disability;
  3. any obscene or profane language;
  4. any false or misleading news;
  5. any telephone interview or conversations, or any part thereof, with any person unless
    1. the person's oral or written consent to the interview or conversation being broadcast was obtained prior to the broadcast, or
    2. the person telephoned the station for the purpose of participating in a broadcast

Trent Radio is also obliged to maintain a full record of it's programming activities by keeping:

  1. logger tapes for one month
  2. music logs for one month
  3. programme logs for one year
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