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Dire Straits: ban or no ban?

Should a song from the 1980's be shelved? We asked our callers if they agreed with the standards council representing private radio broadcasters who said a version of "Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits should be banned for using the offensive word "faggot".

Host Bernard St-Laurent spoke to Ron Cohen of the council, Luc Provost who performs as Mado, Quebec's best known transvestite entertainer, and to gay activist Julie-Maude Beauchesne. 

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