Agenda, Hearing 1 February 2011, Gatineau, Quebec


Gatineau, Quebec

1 February 2011 at 9:00 a.m.

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Gatineau, Quebec

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Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Appearing Item

1. Application by BCE Inc., on behalf of CTVglobemedia Inc. and its licensed broadcasting subsidiaries
Across Canada (Application No. 2010-1506-6)

Application by BCE Inc. (BCE), on behalf of CTVglobemedia Inc. (CTVgm) and its licensed broadcasting subsidiaries, for authority to change the effective control of CTVgm’s broadcasting entities to BCE.

Phase I – Presentation by the applicant

Panel for BCE Inc., on behalf of CTVglobemedia Inc. and its licensed broadcasting subsidiaries:

Mirko Bibic, Senior Vice-President, Regulatory & Governmental Affairs, BCE Inc.
George Cope, President and Chief Executive Officer, BCE Inc.
Ivan Fecan, President and Chief Executive Officer, CTVglobemedia Inc.
Kevin Crull, Chief Operating Officer, CTVglobemedia Inc.

Phase II – Presentations by Interveners

Panel of Interveners

1. Suzanne Valiquet, Quartier Vanier Merchants Association (int. #279)

2. Peter Tilley, Ottawa Food Bank (int. #282)

3. Linda Eagen, Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation (int. #515)

4. Dan Mathieson, Mayor, City of Stratford (int. #347)

5. Alan Spacek, Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (int. #87)

Panel of Interveners

6. John Brunton, Insight Productions (int. #358)

7. Pierre Sarrazin and Suzette Couture, Sarrazin Couture Entertainment (int. #154)

8. Randy Goulden, Yorkton Film Festival (int. #37)

9. Carolyn Tuckwell, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Vancouver (int. #178)

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Interveners – Appearing Individually

10. Telus Communications Company (int. #430)

11. The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) (int. #413)

12. Cogeco Cable Inc. (int. #410)

13. Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) (int. #535)

14. Media Access Canada (MAC), on behalf of the Access 2020 Coalition (int. #433)

15. Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (int. #345)

16. MTS Allstream Inc. (int. #541)

17. Peter Lowry (int. #304)

18. Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations (CACTUS) (int. #436)

19. Patrick Brown, Member of Parliament, Barrie (int. # 325)

Thursday, 3 February 2011

Interveners – Appearing Individually

20. Quebecor Media Inc. (int. #534)

21. Rogers Communications Inc. (int. #416)

22. Independent Broadcasters Group (int. #419)

Panel of Interveners

23. Writers Guild of Canada (int. #400)

24. Directors Guild of Canada (int. #424)

25. Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) (int. #421)

Panel of Interveners

26. On Screen Manitoba (int. #434)

27. Alberta Motion Picture Industries Association (AMPIA) (int. #426)

Interveners – Appearing Individually

28. Dr. Gregory Taylor (int. #407)

29. Steven James May (int. #375)

30. Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) (int. #429)

31. Canadian Broadcast Museum Foundation (int. #313)

32. Canadian Conference of the Arts (int. #386)

Friday, 4 February 2011

Phase III – Reply by the Applicant

BCE Inc., on behalf of CTVglobemedia Inc. and its licensed broadcasting subsidiaries

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