TV Parental
the item to your desired
the item is blocked.
TV-Y: All children.
to older children.
TV-I 4: Parents strongly
The TV rating systems in Canada are based on the
Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications
Commission (CRTC) policy on violence in television
• While violence is the most important content element to
be rated, the structure developed takes into consideration
other plogram content like language, nudity, sexuality and
• When setting the V CHIP on the Canadian system you can
choose either the Canadian English ratings or the Canadian
an individual content-based
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FV: Fantasy violence.
S: Sexual situation.
 : The content
rating can be set, but this rating is not
by TV stations.
X : Content
rating can be set.
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E: Exempt: Includes news, sports, documentaries and other
info/mation programming; talk shows, music videos, and
C: Children: Intended for younger children under the age of 8
yea/s, Pays caleful attention to themes that could threaten
their sense of security and well-being.
C8+: Child/en over 8 years old: Contains no portrayal
ot violence as the p/eferled, acceptable, or only way
to resolve conflict; nor encourage children to imitate
dangerous acts which they may see on the scleen.
G: General: Considered acceptable for all age groups
Appropriate viewing for the entire family, contains very little
violence, physical, verbal or emotional
PG: Parental Guidance: Intended for a genera] audience, but
may not be suitable for younger children (under the age of S}
because it could contain controversial themes or issues
14+: Over 14 yeals: Could contain themes whe/e violence
is one of the dominant elements ot the storyline, but it
must be integral to the development of plot or character
Language usage could be p/crane and nudity present
within the context of the theme,
18+: Adults: Intended for viewers 18 years and older and
might contain depictions of violence, which while related to
the development of plot, character or themes, are intended
for adult viewing. Could contain graphic language and
port/ayals of sex and nudity