ARCHIVED - Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2015-203
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Ottawa, 20 May 2015
Société de communication Atikamekw Montagnais inc.
Application 2014-1021-6, received 6 October 2014
Licence renewal for the Native radio network at Wendake
The Commission renews the broadcasting licence for the Montagnais- and Atikamekw-language Native FM radio network operated by Société de communication Atikamekw Montagnais inc. from 1 September 2015 to 31 August 2022. The licensee shall adhere to the conditions of licence set out in the appendix to this decision, as well as to the conditions set out in the broadcasting licence for the undertaking.
The Commission did not receive any interventions regarding this application.
The network broadcasts 24 hours of programming each broadcast week, of which 12 hours and 30 minutes are in the Montagnais-Innu language and 12 hours and 30 minutes are in the Atikamekw language.
The Commission expects that the programming offered by the network to member stations complies with the Radio Regulations, 1986, the conditions of licence of the individual stations and the conditions set out in Changes to conditions of licence for certain native radio undertakings, Public Notice CRTC 2001-70, 15 June 2001.
*This decision is to be appended to the licence.
Appendix to Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2015-203
Terms and conditions of licence for the Montagnais- and Atikamekw-language Native FM radio network
The licence will expire 31 August 2022.
Conditions of licence
In each broadcast week, the licensee shall devote at least 35% of its musical selections from content category 2 (Popular Music) to Canadian selections broadcast in their entirety.
For the purposes of this condition of licence, the terms “broadcast week,” “Canadian selection,” “content category” and “musical selection” shall have the meanings set out in the Radio Regulations, 1986.
If the licensee originates 42 or more hours of programming in any broadcast week, the licensee shall adhere to the Canadian Association of Broadcasters’ Equitable Portrayal Code, as amended from time to time and approved by the Commission, and to the Broadcast Code for Advertising to Children, as amended from time to time and approved by the Commission.
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