Agenda, Hearing 8 February 2011, Gatineau, Quebec


Gatineau, Quebec

8 February 2011 at 9:00 a.m.

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Gatineau, Quebec

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Reference Documents: Broadcasting Notices of Consultation CRTC 2010-826 and 2010‑826-1

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Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Appearing Item

1. Application by Pelmorex Communications Inc.
Across Canada (Application No. 2010-1511-5)

Application by Pelmorex Communications Inc. to renew the broadcasting licence for the national, specialty television service known as The Weather Network/Météomédia, expiring 31 August 2011, under the same conditions as those set out in its current licence.

Phase I – Presentation by the applicant

Panel for Pelmorex Communications Inc.:

Pierre L. Morrissette, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Paul Temple, Senior Vice-President, Strategic & Regulatory Affairs
Mitch Charron, Vice-President, TV Division
Robert Lombardi, Vice-President, Finance
Luc Perreault, V.P. Communication et Affaire Réglementaire
Tawnie McNabb, Corporate Controller
Kirsten Wells, Director & General Manager, Public Alerting
Eliane Larouche, Directrice de la programmation (MétéoMédia)
Jean-Pierre M. Boulanger, Senior Vice-President, Special Projects

Phase II – Presentations by Interveners

1. Nova Scotia Emergency Management Office (int. #2,628)

2. Emergency Management Ontario (int. #4,289) and
Canadian Council of Emergency Management Organizations (int. #3,518)

3. Shaw Communications Inc., Rogers Communications, Cogeco Cable, Quebecor Media Inc. (int. #4,283) and Bell Aliant & Bell Canada (The Companies) (int. #4,288)

4. New Brunswick Department of Public Safety (int. #4,337)


Wednesday, 9 February 2011


Panel of Interveners

5. Member of Parliament Richmond Hill (int. #3,302)

6. Member of Parliament Bonavista‑Gander‑Grand Falls‑Windsor (int. #3,311)

Panel of Interveners

7. Canadian Association for Public Alerting and Notification (int. #3,538)

8. NetAlerts Inc. (int. #2,950)

Interveners – Appearing Individually

9. Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (int. #4,335)

10. Channel Zero Inc. (int. #455)

Phase III – Reply by the Applicant

Pelmorex Communications Inc.

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