Agenda, Hearing 5 November 2013, Gatineau, Quebec
Agenda (Revised on 25 October 2013)
5 November 2013 at 9:00 a.m.
140 Promenade du Portage
Hearing Room: Outaouais
Temporary Examination Room: Papineau – 819-953-3168
Interventions received concerning this hearing are available on the public examination files.
Reference Documents: Broadcasting Notices of Consultation CRTC 2013-448, 2013-448-1 and 2013-448-2.
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Phase I – Presentations by the applicants
1. Presentation on matters related to the ownership transactions, followed by questions from the Commission
Corus Entertainment Inc.
Applications 2013-0597-0, 2013-0600-4 and 2013-0611-8
Application by Corus Entertainment Inc. (Corus), for authority to acquire the television broadcasting undertakings Historia and Séries+, through the multi-step transaction.
8324441 Canada Inc., on behalf of TELETOON Canada Inc.
Application by 8324441 Canada Inc. (8324441 Canada), on behalf of TELETOON Canada Inc. (TELETOON Canada), for authority to effect a change in ownership and effective control of the undertakings of TELETOON Canada to Corus Entertainment Inc. (Corus).
2. Presentation on matters related to licence renewals, followed by questions from the Commission
8324441 Canada Inc., on behalf of TELETOON Canada Inc.
Applications 2012-1162-2, 2012-1163-0 and 2012-1164-8
TELETOON Canada Inc. filed an application (2012-1162-2) to renew the broadcasting licence for the national, English- and French-language specialty Category A programming undertaking known as TELETOON/TÉLÉTOON, which expires 31 March 2014.
TELETOON Canada Inc. also filed applications (2012-1163-0 and 2012-1164-8) to renew the broadcasting licences for the national, English-language specialty Category B programming undertaking known as TELETOON Retro and the national, French-language specialty Category B programming undertaking known as TÉLÉTOON Rétro, both of which expire 31 March 2014.
Phase II – Presentations by the interveners
1. UDA / SARTEC / ARRQ (int. #343)
2. ACTRA National (int. #289)
3. Alliance des producteurs francophones du Canada (int. #308)
4. Canadian Cable Systems Alliance Inc. (int. #320)
5. TELUS Communications Company (int. #302)
6. The Canadian Media Production Association (int. #315, #316)
7. On Screen Manitoba (int. #318)
8. Writers Guild of Canada (int. #314)
9. Directors Guild of Canada (int. #300)
10. PIAC/CAC/COSCO/NPSCF/OC (int. #337)
11. Association québécoise de la production médiatique (int. #261, #265)
12. The Ottawa International Animation Festival/The Animation Conference (int. #268)
Phase III – Replies by the applicants
Corus Entertainment Inc. and 8324441 Canada Inc., on behalf of TELETOON Canada Inc.
Phase I – Presentation by the applicant
3. RNC MEDIA Inc.
Application by RNC MEDIA Inc. (RNC) to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language specialty commercial radio programming undertaking CKLX-FM Montréal, expiring 31 August 2013.
Phase II – Presentation by the intervener
ADISQ (int. #307)
Phase III – Reply by the applicant
RNC Media Inc.
Phase I – Presentation by the licensee
4. 3553230 Canada Inc.
Since December 2012, the Commission has attempted on several occasions to obtain from 3553230 Canada Inc., licensee of the French-language commercial radio station CJMS Saint-Constant, the logger tapes and program logs for the station in order to analyze them in preparation for the station’s licence renewal. The licence for this station expires 31 August 2014.
Even though there is no oral presentation for the following applications, they are, nevertheless, part of this hearing and such, they will be considered by the Panel and a decision will be rendered at a later date.
Please refer to Broadcasting Notices of Consultation CRTC 2013-448, 2013-448-1 and 2013-448-2 for a detailed description of the following applications which are available electronically in the Temporary Examination Room.
5. 8324433 Canada Inc., on behalf of 8504598 Canada Inc. and 8384851 Canada Inc.
Across Canada (2013-0589-7 and 2013-0590-5)
6. OpenBroadcaster Inc.
Across Canada (2013-0439-4)
7. OpenBroadcaster Inc.
Across Canada (2013-0441-9)
8. Newcap Inc.
Sydney, Nova Scotia (2013-0988-1)
10. Newcap Inc.
Saint John, New Brunswick (2013-0983-1)
11. Newcap Inc.
Saint John, New Brunswick (2013-0984-9)
12. 159272 Canada Inc.
Chicoutimi, Drummondville, Gatineau, Montréal, Québec, Saint-Hyacinthe, Sherbrooke and Trois-Rivières, and their surrounding areas, Quebec (2013-0632-4)
13. 159272 Canada Inc.
Belleville, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Niagara Falls, Oshawa, Ottawa, Sarnia, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, St. Catharines, Toronto (GTA) and Windsor, and their surrounding areas, Ontario (2013-0631-6)
14. Nexicom Communications Inc.
Peterborough, Ontario (2013-0824-7)
15. CAB-K Broadcasting Ltd.
Vegreville, Alberta (2013-0006-1)
16. Newcap Inc.
Hinton, Alberta (2013-0615-0)
17. Vista Radio Ltd.
Grand Forks, British Columbia (2013-0688-7)
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