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Canada Asks Gay Porn Network To Be More Canadian

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Marko Lebeau

The Canadian Radio-television & Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has been in contact with gay porn channel Maleflixxx to say that they’re not fulfilling their “regulator-mandated 35% threshold for Canadian editorial content.”

This would be just over 8 hours a day, reports the National Post.

Exactly what this means is unclear, but we’re guessing that it’s more Canadian-made, Canadian-themed content.

They could make a start by including more prominently Canadian porn sites like Marko Lebeau’s Men Of Montreal (NSFW), a site dedicated to “discovering fresh new male models and presenting local male strippers and gay porn actors from in and around Montréal to the web.”

We did spot them in the Maleflixxx schedule, but at 3pm — hardly prime time for getting sexy/proud of your nation.

If they need some ideas for story lines or themes, we’ve got plenty. Lumberjacks, Mounties, outdoors scenes, gay camping trips, beaver fur pelt accessories — Canada is full of porn potential.

Besides the gorgeous Marko, there’s great Canadian porn talent in the form of Brent Everett and Pierre Fitch – both with their own sites and videos. Maybe the three of them can get together with a bottle of Maple Syrup and a camcorder…

By:           Danny Hilton
On:           Mar 7, 2014
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  • 9 Comments
    • hudson
      hudson

      oh my freaking gawd! The CRTC is really getting out of hand. LOL, only in Canada is the content of porn regulates as to the origin. I can’t wait for the Quebec language police to get involved and demand the titles be bigger in French. Such a farce the CRTC has become.

      Mar 7, 2014 at 10:54 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MikeE
      MikeE

      @hudson: Don’t be stupid.
      The CRTC rules are what decides how much air time, or how wide a distribution a channel gets. Part of the decision making process is the Can-Con requirement. If a channel does not contain enough Canadian content then there’s no reason for it to benefit from the distribution advantages that COME with Can-Con accreditation.

      Lets give you a more concrete example:

      Bryan Adams, as a Canadian musician, had the full support of these Can-Con regulations. his music had no limits on air time on Canadian radio stations, because the music fulfilled its share of the Can-Con requirements. So his career blossomed, taking full advantage of this perk.

      had his music NOT fulfilled the Can-Con requirements, it would not have received as much air time.

      Now, let’s see what happened with good ol’ Bryan Adams:

      His song from that horrible film Robin Hood was deemed NOT to fulfil the Can-Con requirements. Why?
      Because it was written by an American, part of the band were British, it was recorded in the UK, it was mastered in the US… so Bryan Adams was pretty much the only Canadian content in that song.

      Which means that the song had a more limited airplay on Canadian radio stations (and honestly, it STILL played far too often for my taste, enough that I grew nauseated at hearing the damned thing).

      Of course, Mr Adams, having fully benefited from Can-Con regulations throughout his career suddenly felt he was being unfairly treated (the jerk). He tried to take the regulator to court.

      Can-Con regulations are there to help promote Canadian artists and media producers. If they did not exist, then the Canadian market would be flooded with product from our much larger southern neighbour.

      They are there for a reason: to encourage growth in the performing arts and media. There’s nothing wrong with that.

      Mar 7, 2014 at 11:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Bob LaBlah
      Bob LaBlah

      @hudson: ” I can’t wait for the Quebec language police to get involved and demand the titles be bigger in French”.

      Considering the majority of us dumb-ass Americans can’t even speak Spanish (and most don’t even know the majority of Canadians are bilingual) lets hope they don’t demand it of that CANADIAN porn site even in the province of Quebec for our sake.

      I can’t blame the Canadians for not sitting back and doing nothing while the country drifts toward Americanization bit by bit. If only we followed their example there would NOT be parts of Miami where you can go into a government office building looking for services and have to request someone who speaks ENGLISH. Many CLAIM they do but once you experience it you would understand just what I mean.

      Mar 7, 2014 at 12:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Scribe38
      Scribe38

      Relax people it’s just porn. No one watching it gives a damn what language the dude getting screw is moaning in.

      Mar 7, 2014 at 12:42 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MikeE
      MikeE

      @Scribe38: The only person bringing up language is Hudson. Otherwise, the article in question has absolutely nothing to do with language laws.

      Mar 7, 2014 at 12:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Angelicus
      Angelicus

      I, for one, find it refreshing that Maleflixxx is held to the same standard that all of the other Canadian broadcast networks are held. This is the true definition of equality.

      Mar 7, 2014 at 6:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hudson
      hudson

      @MikeE: hmmmm. we’re talking about porn here. unless you’re placing it on the same cultural level as your example of Bryan Adams, you might want to relax a bit. Sound off, there’s not much cultural difference between how dudes fuck in the US or Canada or anywhere else for that matter. The settings are a bit different tho.

      The language police comment was said tongue in cheek.

      You may want a federal bureaucrat dictating what porn you wank to, I do not.

      Mar 7, 2014 at 7:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Vidontag
      Vidontag

      @MikeE: Excellent points about CanCon and that Bryan Adams fiasco, which I remember well. But “fulfil” with only one final “l”? A bit Canadian Dainty, no? “Neighbours” is fine, though: we have always been hybrid spellers, after all.

      @BobLaBlah: True about American ignorance of Canada, but in fact, surprisingly few Canadians ARE bilingual, official policy notwithstanding. Pretty much all francophones outside of Quebec are; in Quebec, many are, especially in Montreal and, to a lesser degree, Quebec City, but not even close to, say, the Dutch. In rural Quebec, except near the U.S. border and pockets of the Atlantic part of the province, English is not widely understood. As for English-Canadians, depressingly few speak French (exception: those living in Ottawa and Quebec). And as someone originally from Halifax who lived in Montreal for 15 years and speaks fluent French, I get the impression few Anglos are even interested in learning it.

      Final thought: I once passed Pierre Fitch on Ste-Catherine Street, and he was loudly telling a group of people, “I’m on the caveman diet!!!”

      Mar 7, 2014 at 9:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scoobydube
      scoobydube

      @MikeE: And that is WHY Canada “unleashed” Justin Bieber on the U.S. AND the rest of the world ???? Do us ALL a favor, take him BACK and have him settle in BC or some OTHER northern part of Canada, PLEASE ……..

      Mar 8, 2014 at 7:43 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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