Agenda, Hearing 12 February 2020

Hearing (Revised 31 January 2020)

Location: Montréal, Quebec
Date: 12 February 2020 at 9 a.m.

Palais des congrès de Montréal
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Montréal, Quebec

Hearing Room: 513ABC
Temporary Examination Room: 513D – 514-789-3401

Interventions received concerning the applications scheduled for this hearing are available on the public examination files.
Reference Documents: Broadcasting Notices of Consultation CRTC 2019-358 and 2019-358-1.

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Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Appearing Items

Phase I – Joint presentation by the applicants

  1. Bell Canada, on behalf of V Interactions inc.
    Québec, Montréal, Trois-Rivières, Sherbrooke and Saguenay, Quebec
    Application 2019-0648-9

    Application by Bell Canada (Bell), on behalf of V Interactions inc. (V), for authority to change the ownership and effective control of V. V is the licensee of a French-language television network called V and of five French-language television stations, namely CFAP-DT Québec, CFJP-DT Montréal, CFRS-DT Saguenay, CFKS-DT Sherbrooke and CFKM-DT Trois-Rivières (the V Stations).
  1. Groupe V Média inc., on behalf of MusiquePlus inc.
    Across Canada
    Applications 2019-0677-8 and 2019-0678-6

    Application (2019-0677-8) by Groupe V Média inc. (Groupe V Média), on behalf of MusiquePlus Inc. (MusiquePlus), for authority to change the ownership of MusiquePlus, which is the licensee of the discretionary French-language services ELLE Fictions and MAX.

    The applicant also filed an application (2019-0678-6) to amend the conditions of licence for these services to reflect the new group to which ELLE Fictions and MAX would belong if the Commission approved application 2019-0648-9 (item 1 of this notice). Applications 2019-0677-8 and 2019-0678-6 are non-severable from application 2019-0648-9.

Phase II – Presentations by interveners

  1. Québecor Media inc., on behalf of Vidéotron ltée. and Groupe TVA inc. (int. #134)
  2. Association québécoise de la production médiatique (AQPM) (int. #76)
  3. Association québécoise de l’industrie du disque, du spectacle et de la vidéo (ADISQ) (int. #72)
  4. On Screen Manitoba (int. #129)
  5. Alliance québécoise des techniciens et techniciennes de l’image et du son (AQTIS),
    Association des réalisateurs et réalisatrices du Québec (ARRQ), Société des auteurs de radio, télévision et cinéma (SARTEC) et Union des artistes (UDA) (int. #81)
  6. Table de Concertation de l'Industrie du Cinéma et de la Télévision de la Capitale-Nationale
    (int. #126)

Thursday, 13 February 2020

  1. Independent Broadcast Group (int. #128)
  2. Fédération nationale des communications - CSN (int. #119)
  3. Patrick White (int. #57)
  4. Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Sherbrooke (int. #3)
  5. Chambre de commerce et d'industrie Saguenay - Le Fjord (int. #45)

Phase III – Joint reply by the applicants

Non-appearing items

Even though there are no oral presentation for the following applications, they are, nevertheless, part of this hearing and as 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 2019-358 and 2019-358-1 for a detailed description of the following applications which will be available electronically in the Temporary Examination Room.

  1. Vista Radio Ltd.
    North Bay, Ontario
    Application 2018-0329-7
  2. Leclerc Communication inc.
    Montréal, Quebec
    Application 2019-0952-4
  3. Manager, Technology Infrastructure, Government of Yukon
    Mount Jubilee, Yukon
    Application 2019-1089-4
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