Agenda, Hearing 15 October 2014, Gatineau, Quebec

Agenda (Revised on 14 October 2014)


Gatineau, Quebec
15 October 2014 at 11 a.m.

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Gatineau, Quebec

Hearing Room: Outaouais
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Interventions received concerning the applications scheduled for this hearing are available on the public examination files.

Reference Documents: Broadcasting Notices of Consultation CRTC 2014‑426, 2014‑426‑1, 2014‑426‑2 and 2014‑426‑3.

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Appearing Item

Phase I – Presentation by the party

  1. Radio India (2003) Ltd. Surrey, British Columbia Reference 2014-0694-2

Radio India operates out of Surrey, British Columbia, and produces programming for broadcast on the radio as well as over the Internet but does not have a licence to carry on a radio programming undertaking in Canada. Radio India is owned and controlled by Baljit Kaur Bains.

Pursuant to section 12 of the Broadcasting Act, the Commission calls Radio India (2003) Ltd. to a public hearing in order to inquire into, hear and determine whether the entity is carrying on a broadcasting undertaking in whole or in part in Canada without a licence. Radio India will also be required to show cause why a mandatory order should not be issued requiring Radio India (2003) Ltd. to cease and desist operating a broadcasting undertaking at Surrey, British Columbia, or elsewhere in Canada, except in compliance with the Broadcasting Act.

Phase II – Presentations by interveners

  1. I.T. Productions Ltd. (int. #29)
  2. South Asian Broadcasting Corporation Inc. (int. #32)

Phase III – Reply by the party

  1. Radio India (2003) Ltd.

Non-appearing items

Even though there is no oral presentation for the following items it is, nevertheless, part of this hearing and such, they will be considered by the Panel and decisions will be rendered at a later date.

Please refer to Broadcasting Notices of Consultation CRTC 2014‑426, 2014‑426‑1, 2014‑426‑2 and 2014‑426‑3 for a detailed description of the following items which are available electronically in the Temporary Examination Room.

  1. Radio Punjab Ltd.
    Surrey, British Columbia (Reference 2014‑0695‑0)
  2. Sher-E-Punjab Radio Broadcasting Inc.
    Richmond, British Columbia (Reference 2014‑0696‑8)
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