Policy 1.3.11: Unacceptable Advertising

Effective: June 20, 2006
Responsibility: Media Vice-Presidents


Some advertising is not accepted on CBC/Radio-Canada services, either for reasons of principle or commercial interest. This includes:

  • the promotion of tobacco products and tobacco company sponsorships;
  • advertisements for services considered competitive with CBC/Radio-Canada services;
  • advertisements promoting religious beliefs or convictions;
  • any advertisement that could place the CBC/Radio-Canada at the centre of a controversy or public debate.

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