Decisions 2019

Broadcasting

2019-378 - APPROVED - Woodbine Entertainment Group - Across Canada - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the national English-language specialty Category B service HPItv

2019-376 - APPROVED - Bell Media Radio (Toronto) Inc. and 4382072 Canada Inc., partners in a general partnership carrying on business as Bell Media Radio G.P. - Kelowna and Magna Bay, British Columbia - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio programming undertaking CILK FM Kelowna

2019-374 - APPROVED - All Points Bulletin Incorporated - Across Canada - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the national, English-language specialty Category B service All Points Bulletin

2019-373 - APPROVED - Avis de recherche incorporée - Across Canada - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the national, French-language specialty Category B service Avis de Recherche

2019-369 - APPROVED - 1395047 Ontario Inc. - Toronto, Ontario - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the third-language, general interest, ethnic specialty Category B service Festival Portuguese Television

2019-368 - APPROVED - Radio communautaire de Harrington Harbour - Harrington Harbour, Mutton Bay and Kegaska, Quebec - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the English-language community radio station CFTH-FM-1 Harrington Harbour and its transmitters

2019-367 - APPROVED - Cosmopolitan Television Canada Company - Across Canada - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the national, English-language discretionary service known as Cosmopolitan TV

2019-365 - APPROVED - Showcase Television Inc. - L’ensemble du Canada - Demande en vue de révoquer la licence de radiodiffusion du service facultatif de langue anglaise IFC, initialement accordée dans The Independent Film Channel Canada – un nouveau service spécialisé

2019-364 - APPROVED - Société Radio Communautaire du Grand Edmonton Society - Edmonton, Alberta - Application to change the authorized contours of the French-language community radio station CFED-FM

2019-356 - APPROVED - 10679313 Canada Inc. - Sainte-Marie, Quebec - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a French-language commercial FM radio station in Sainte-Marie

2019-355 - APPROVED - Michel Lambert, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated - Saint-Raymond-de-Portneuf, Quebec - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a French-language commercial FM radio station in Saint-Raymond-de-Portneuf

2019-352 - APPROVED - Frank Torres, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated - Georgina, Ontario - Application to change the authorized contours of its unlaunched commercial FM radio station in Georgina

2019-351 - APPROVED - Radio Humsafar Inc. - Brampton, Ontario - Applications to change the authorized contours of an ethnic commercial AM radio station in Brampton and to extend the deadline by which that station must begin operations

2019-331 - APPROVED - Shaw Cablesystems Limited - Duncan, British Columbia - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence issued to Shaw Cablesystems Limited for the undertaking serving Duncan

2019-329 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation – Iqaluit, Rankin Inlet, Taloyoak (Spence Bay), Gjoa Haven, Baker Lake and Arviat (Eskimo Point), Nunavut – Applications to amend the broadcasting licence for the AM radio station CFFB Iqaluit, Nunavut, in order to add five rebroadcasting transmitters to its broadcasting licence as well as to revoke the broadcasting licence for the radio station CBQR-FM Rankin Inlet and its transmitters.

2019-328 - APPROVED - Akash Broadcasting Inc. – Surrey, British Columbia – Application to change the authorized contours of the unlaunched commercial ethnic specialty radio station CJCN-FM Surrey

2019-324 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation – Kelowna and Nakusp, British Columbia - Application to change the authorized contours of CBUM-FM, a low-power rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CBTK-FM Kelowna (Radio One)

2019-314 - APPROVED - Harvest Ministries Sudbury - Sudbury and Kapuskasing, Ontario - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial specialty (Christian music) radio station CJTK-FM Sudbury to add an FM rebroadcasting transmitter in Kapuskasing

2019-313 - APPROVED - Bell Canada - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian service Zhejiang International Channel to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2019-312 - APPROVED - Bell Canada - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian service Great Wall Elite to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2019-306 - RENEWED - Bell Canada - Various locations - Renewal of the broadcasting licences for the terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings set out in the appendix to this decision

2019-305 - APPROVED IN PART - Intercity Broadcasting Network Inc. - Toronto, Ontario - Application to extend deadlines to fulfill requirements relating to additional Canadian content development contributions for the English-language commercial (specialty) radio station CKFG-FM Toronto

2019-301 - APPROVED - Base Commander of Canadian Forces in Suffield - Suffield, Alberta - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the non-commercial radio station CKBF-FM Suffield in order to operate a transmitter at Canadian Forces Base Suffield

2019-300 - RENEWED - Sirius XM Canada Inc. - Across Canada - Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the satellite subscription radio services Sirius Canada and XM Canada

2019-299 - APPROVED - Radio MF Charlevoix inc. - Saint-Hilarion, La Malbaie, Baie-Saint-Paul, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François and Saint-Siméon, Quebec - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language community radio station CIHO-FM Saint-Hilarion, Quebec, and its transmitters CIHO-FM-1 La Malbaie, CIHO-FM-2 Baie-Saint-Paul, CIHO-FM-3 Petite-Rivière-Saint-François and CIHO-FM-4 Saint-Siméon

2019-298 - APPROVED - Zazeen Inc. - Gatineau, Montréal, Québec and Sherbrooke and their surrounding areas, Quebec, and Toronto, Hamilton/Niagara, Oshawa, Kitchener, Ottawa, London and Windsor and their surrounding areas, Ontario - Applications to revoke the regional broadcasting licences issued to Zazeen Inc. for the undertakings serving the above-mentioned locations in Ontario and Quebec

2019-296 - APPROVED - Radio CLARE Association - Comeauville/Yarmouth, Nova Scotia - Application to change the authorized contours of the French-language radio programming undertaking CIFA-FM

2019-292 - APPROVED - 7954689 Canada Inc. - Montréal, Quebec - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CFQR Montréal

2019-291 - APPROVED - Burnt Islands Economic Development Board Inc. - Burnt Islands, Newfoundland and Labrador - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language community radio station CHBI-FM Burnt Islands.

2019-290 - APPROVED - Radio communautaire enfant-ado Gatineau-Ottawa - Gatineau, Quebec/Ottawa, Ontario - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language community radio station CJEU Ottawa/Gatineau (Hull)

2019-289 - APPROVED - Fabmar Communications Ltd., on behalf of Jim Pattison Broadcast Group Ltd. (the general partner) and Jim Pattison Industries Ltd. (the limited partner), carrying on business as Jim Pattison Broadcast Group Limited Partnership. - Whitecourt,Alberta - Application to effect a multi-step corporate reorganization involving the assets of the English-language commercial radio programming undertakings CIXM-FM Whitecourt, CHWK-FM Chilliwack, CJVR-FM Melfort and CKJH Melfort.

2019-287 - APPROVED - Radio communautaire Tête-à-la-Baleine - Tête-à-la-Baleine, Quebec - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language community radio station CJTB-FM Tête-à-la-Baleine

2019-284 - APPROVED - Fantasy Sports Media Group Inc. - Toronto, Ontario - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language discretionary service Game+

2019-283 - APPROVED - Native Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, Inc. - Pickle Lake and Thunder Bay, Ontario - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the low-power, English- and Indigenous-language specialty (religious) radio station CJTL-FM Pickle Lake and its transmitter CJTL-FM-1 Thunder Bay

2019-282 - APPROVED - Manitoulin Radio Communication Inc. - Little Current, Ontario - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language community radio station CFRM-FM Little Current

2019-281 - APPROVED - Ottawa Media Inc. - Ottawa/Gatineau, Ontario/Quebec - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CJWL-FM Ottawa/Gatineau

2019-279 - APPROVED - Shaw Pay-Per-View Ltd. - Edmonton, Alberta - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language direct-to-home on-demand service Shaw Pay-Per-View

2019-278 - APPROVED - Shaw Pay-Per-View Ltd. - Edmonton, Alberta - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language terrestrial on-demand service Shaw Pay-Per-View

2019-276 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Winnipeg and Flin Flon, Manitoba - Application to change the authorized contours of CKSB-4-FM, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the French-language radio station CKSB-10 FM Winnipeg (ICI Radio-Canada Première)

2019-275 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Thompson and Flin Flon, Manitoba - Application to change the authorized contours of CBWF-FM, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CBWK-FM Thompson (Radio One)

2019-274 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Laronge and Creighton Saskatchewan - Application to change the authorized contours of CBKA-FM-1, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CBKA-FM Laronge (Radio One)

2019-273 - APPROVED - Native Communication Inc. - Thompson and Dauphin, Manitoba - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the radio programming undertaking CINC-FM

2019-271 - APPROVED – Vista Radio Ltd. – Espanola (0ntario) – Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CJJM-FM Espanola - APPROVED – Application to amend the condition of licence with regard to Canadian content development - DENIED – Application to amend the condition of licence regarding the broadcast of musical selections drawn from content category 3 (Special Interest Music)

2019-270 - APPROVED - Vista Radio Ltd. - Barry’s Bay (Ontario) - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CHBY-FM Barry's Bay and to amend a condition of licence related to Canadian content development

2019-268 - APPROVED - Bell Media Inc. - Across Canada - Application to delete 28 analog rebroadcasting transmitters from Bell Media’s broadcasting licences for various over-the-air television stations across Canada.

2019-267 - RENEWED - Bell ExpressVu Inc. (the general partner) and Bell Canada (the limited partner), carrying on business as Bell ExpressVu Limited Partnership; Star Choice Television Network Incorporated; Shaw Satellite Services Inc. - Across Canada - Renewal of the broadcasting licences for the direct to home distribution undertakings operated by Bell ExpressVu Inc. (the general partner) and Bell Canada (the limited partner), carrying on business as Bell ExpressVu Limited Partnership (Bell ExpressVu) and Star Choice Television Network Incorporated as well as the satellite relay distribution undertakings operated by Bell ExpressVu and Shaw Satellite Services Inc. from 1 September 2019 to 30 November 2019

2019-266 - APPROVED - Exploits Valley Community Radio Inc. Grand Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador
Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a low-power, English-language community FM radio station in Grand Falls-Windsor

2019-265 - APPROVED - Caper Radio Incorporated - Sydney, Nova Scotia - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a low-power, English-language campus FM radio station

2019-264 - APPROVED - New Song Communications Ministries Ltd. - Saint John, New Brunswick - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a low power, English-language community FM radio station

2019-262 - APPROVED - ZoomerMedia Limited - Toronto, Ontario - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the English-language specialty Category B service The Beautiful Little Channel

2019-261 - APPROVED - Stingray Digital Group Inc. - Across Canada - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the national specialty Category B service Stingray Ambiance

2019-258 - DENIED - Quebecor Media Inc. - Various locations in Quebec - Application to amend the condition of licence relating to described video for the conventional television stations and certain discretionary television services operated by TVA Group Inc.

2019-257 - APPROVED - Videotron Ltd. - Across Canada - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the national, French- and English-language terrestrial pay-per-view service Indigo

2019-256 - RENEWED - Various licensees - Across Canada - Broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations set out in the decision from 1 September 2019 to 31 March 2020

2019-255 - RENEWED - Various licensees - Across Canada - Broadcasting licences for the French-language community radio station CINQ-FM Montréal from 1 September 2019 to 31 December 2019 and the English-language commercial radio station CKKS-FM Chilliwack from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020

2019-254 - APPROVED - Société CKRP Radio Rivière-la-Paix - Falher, Alberta - Application to acquire from the Association canadienne française de l’Alberta – Régionale de Rivière-la-Paix (ACFA) the assets of the French-language community radio station CKRP FM Falher, Alberta, and its transmitters CKRP-FM-1 Nampa and CKRP FM 2 Peace River.

2019-253 - APPROVED - Stingray Radio Inc. - Drumheller, Alberta - Application for authorization to acquire from Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. the assets of the English-language commercial radio station CHOO-FM Drumheller and for a new broadcasting licence to continue the operation of the station

2019-250 - APPROVED - Radio Markham York Incorporated - Markham (Ontario) - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CFMS-FM

2019-248 - DENIED - Radio Humsafar Inc. - Brampton, Ontario - Application to change the authorized contours of it’s the applicant’s unlaunched ethnic commercial AM radio station in Brampton

2019-247 - APPROVED - 10679313 Canada Inc. - Sainte-Marie, Quebec - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language commercial radio station CHEQ-FM Sainte-Marie

2019-246 - APPROVED - LE5 Communications Inc. - Sudbury, Ontario - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language commercial radio station CHYC-FM Sudbury

2019-245 - APPROVED - Coopérative Radio-Halifax-Métro limitée - Halifax, Nova Scotia - Application to renews the broadcasting licence for the French -language community radio station CKRH-FM

2019-244 - APPROVED - Radio communautaire du Saguenay inc. - Jonquière and La Baie, Quebec - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language community radio station CKAJ-FM Jonquière and its transmitter CKAJ-FM-1 La Baie

2019-242 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Halifax and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia - Application to change the authorized contours of CBAF-FM-9 Yarmouth, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the French-language radio station CBAF-FM-5 (ICI Radio-Canada Première)

2019-241 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Halifax and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia - Application to change the authorized contours of CBHY-FM Yarmouth, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CBHA-FM (Radio One)

2019-240 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Halifax and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia - Application to change the authorized contours of CBAX-FM-3 Yarmouth, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CBAX-FM (ICI Radio-Canada Première)

2019-238 - APPROVED - North Superior Broadcasting Ltd. - Marathon, Nipigon/Red Rock, Hornepayne, Beardmore, Geraldton, Longlac, Nakina and White River, Ontario - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CFNO-FM Marathon and its transmitters

2019-237 - APPROVED - Radio Stingray Inc. - Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate an English-language commercial FM radio station in Marystown, to replace the English-language commercial AM radio station CHCM Marystown

2019-236 - APPROVED - Arctic Radio (1982) Limited - Flin Flon, Manitoba - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CFAR-FM

2019-235 - APPROVED - HFX Broadcasting Inc. - Halifax, Nova Scotia - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CKHZ-FM

2019-234 - APPROVED - Canal Savoir - Montréal, Quebec - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language educational television station CFTU-DT

2019-233 - APPROVED - Lewis Birnberg Hanet, LLP - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian service REVEL TV to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2019-231 - DENIED - Videotron Ltd. - Various locations in the province of Quebec - Application to replace certain conditions of licence related to the national set-top box-based audience measurement system (the measurement system)

2019-230 - TELUS Communications Inc. - Baie-Comeau, Montmagny, Mont-Tremblant, Sainte-Marie, Saint-Georges and Sept-Îles, and their surrounding areas, Quebec - APPROVED - Application to renew the regional broadcasting licence for terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings (BDUs) serving various locations in Quebec - DENIED - Request to surrender the regional broadcasting licence in order to operate the above-noted BDUs as exempt undertakings - APPROVED - Request to add a condition of licence relating to the mandatory Canadian programming contribution to local expression

2019-229 - AEBC Internet Corp. - Vancouver and Lower Mainland, British Columbia - APPROVED – Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertaking (BDU) serving Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, British Columbia - DENIED – Request to add this BDU to the regional broadcasting licence for the licensee’s terrestrial BDUs serving various locations in British Columbia - APPROVED – Various requests relating to certain of the BDU’s conditions of licence

2019-227 - DENIED - Rogers Communications Canada Inc. Across Canada Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the national, English-language direct-to-home pay-per-view service Rogers Sportsnet DTH PPV

2019-224 - APPROVED - South Asian Broadcasting Corporation Inc. - Vancouver and Surrey, British Columbia - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the commercial ethnic specialty radio station CKYE-FM Vancouver and its transmitter CKYE-FM-1 Surrey - APPROVED - Application to amend the station’s condition of licence relating to the minimum number of cultural groups served and languages broadcast by reducing it from 15 to 12

2019-223 - APPROVED - La Coopérative des montagnes limitée – Radio communautaire - Edmundston, New Brunswick - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language community radio station CFAI-FM

2019-222 - APPROVED - Radio communautaire francophone de Montréal inc. - Montréal, Quebec - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language community radio station CIBL-FM Montréal

2019-221 - RENEWED - Various licensees - Across Canada - Various broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations set out in the decision

2019-218 - Cloudwifi Inc. – Application to prevent Bell Canada from interfering with customer use of Bell Canada’s inside wire - Public record: 8644-C282-201806986

2019-216 - APPROVED - Radio 1540 Limited - Toronto, Ontario - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the commercial ethnic radio station CHIN-FM Toronto - Application to amend the station’s condition of licence relating to the minimum number of cultural groups served and the minimum number of languages broadcast

2019-213 - APPROVED - First Peoples Radio Inc. - Toronto, Ontario - Application to change the authorized contours of the English- and Indigenous-language Type B Native radio station CFPT FM Toronto. APPROVED - Rock 95 Broadcasting Ltd. - Toronto, Ontario - Application to change the authorized contours of the English-language commercial radio station CIND FM Toronto

2019-211 - APPROVED - Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. - Various locations in Manitoba and Saskatchewan - Application to renew the broadcasting licences for the various commercial radio stations set out in the decision

2019-210 - APPROVED - Rogers Media Inc. - Victoria, British Columbia - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CIOC-FM Victoria

2019-209 - APPROVED - Corus Entertainment Inc. - Across Canada - Application to delete 44 rebroadcasting transmitters from Corus’s broadcasting licences for various over-the-air television stations across Canada and to reallocate the tangible benefits that have not yet been expended on the digital conversion of its transmitters to a number of eligible initiatives

2019-207 - APPROVED - Rogers Communications Canada Inc. - Across Canada - Application to renews the broadcasting licence for the national, English-language terrestrial pay-per-view service Rogers Sportsnet PPV

2019-206 - APPROVED - Radio communautaire du Labrador Inc. - Labrador City, St. John’s and La Grand’Terre, Newfoundland and Labrador - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for ithe French-language community radio station CJRM FM Labrador City and its transmitters CKIJ-FM St. John’s and CKIP-FM La Grand’Terre

2019-204 - 0971197 B.C. Ltd. - Vancouver, British Columbia - APPROVED - Application by 0971197 B.C. Ltd. for authorization to change its ownership and effective control through the transfer of all its issued and outstanding shares to South Fraser Broadcasting Inc. - DENIED – Application to amend certain conditions of licence relating to the broadcast of Canadian musical selections for the English-language specialty commercial radio station CIRH-FM Vancouver - APPROVED IN PART - Application for a deferral of payments for Canadian content development contributions

2019-202 - Vista Radio Ltd. - Various locations across Canada - APPROVED - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations listed in the decision - APPROVED - Applications to amend the broadcasting licences for CFGM-FM Caledon, CKVV-FM Kemptville, CFXN-FM North Bay, CFZN-FM Haliburton and CFIF-FM Iroquois Falls to delete certain conditions of licence - APPROVED IN PART - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for CKPP-FM Prescott to delete a condition of licence.

2019-201 - APPROVED - Various licensees - Various locations across Canada - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations set out in the decision

2019-200 - Findings regarding market capacity and the appropriateness of issuing a call for radio applications to serve North Bay - Public record: 1011-NOC2018-0380

2019-188 - APPROVED - Aboriginal Multi-Media Society of Alberta - Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the Type B Native radio station CFWE-FM-4 Edmonton to add a rebroadcasting transmitter in Red Deer

2019-185 - Radio Nord-Joli inc. - Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon and Saint-Zénon, Quebec - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the community radio station CFNJ-FM Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon and its transmitter CFNJ-FM-1 Saint-Zénon

2019-181 - APPROVED - Various licensees - Various locations across Canada - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations set out in the decision

2019-180 - APPROVED - Maritime Broadcasting System Limited - Sydney, Nova Scotia - Application to change the authorized night-time contours of the English-language commercial radio station CJCB Sydney

2019-179 - APPROVED - LE5 Communications Inc. - Timmins, Ontario - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language commercial radio station CHYK-FM Timmins

2019-178 - APPROVED - Stingray Radio Inc. - Various locations - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the English-language commercial radio stations listed in the decision

2019-176 - APPROVED - CIAM Media & Radio Broadcasting Association - Fort Vermilion and Taber, Alberta - Application to change the authorized contours of CIAM-FM-23 Taber, a low-power rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language community radio station CIAM-FM Fort Vermilion

2019-174 - RENEWED - 4517466 Canada Inc. - Montréal, Quebec - Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the multilingual ethnic television station CFHD-DT Montréal (ICI Television)

2019-172 - Various applicants - Across Canada - Applications to operate a new national, multilingual multi-ethnic discretionary service

2019-162 - DENIED - CJNE FM Radio Inc. - Nipawin and Carrot River, Saskatchewan - Application to change the authorized contours of VF2212 Carrot River, a low-power rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language commercial radio station CJNE-FM Nipawin

2019-160 - APPROVED - Houssen Broadcasting Ltd. - Moncton, New Brunswick - Fondation Radio-Galilée - Beauceville, Saguenay and Québec, Quebec - Applications to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language specialty (Christian music) radio station CKOE-FM Moncton, New Brunswick, and the broadcasting licence for the French-language specialty radio station CION-FM Québec, Quebec and its transmitters CION-FM-1 Beauceville and CION-FM-2 Saguenay

2019-159 - APPROVED - 10679313 Canada Inc. - Plessisville, Quebec - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language commercial radio station CKYQ-FM Plessisville

2019-158 - APPROVED - Evanov Radio Group Inc. - Hudson/Saint-Lazare, Quebec - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CHSV-FM Hudson/Saint-Lazare

2019-157 - APPROVED - UFV Campus and Community Radio Society - Abbotsford and Chilliwack, British Columbia - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the community-based campus radio station CIVL-FM Abbotsford in order to operate a transmitter in Chilliwack

2019-156 - APPROVED - Chetwynd Communications Society - Chetwynd, Hudson’s Hope and Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia - Applications to amend the broadcasting licence for the radio station CHET-FM Chetwynd in order to operate transmitters in Hudson’s Hope and Tumbler Ridge

2019-155 - APPROVED - Various licensees - Various locations in British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the campus and community radio stations listed in the decision

2019-154 - APPROVED - 8384860 Canada Inc. - Vancouver, British Columbia - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CHLG-FM Vancouver

2019-153 - APPROVED - Nexicom Communications Inc. - Peterborough, Ontario - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertaking serving Peterborough, Ontario

2019-152 - APPROVED - Dufferin Communications Inc. - Clarence-Rockland, Ontario - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CHRC-FM Clarence-Rockland

2019-151 - APPROVED - Arctic Radio (1982) Limited - Thompson and The Pas, Manitoba - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations CHTM-FM Thompson and CJAR-FM The Pas and their transmitters

2019-150 - APPROVED - My Broadcasting Corporation - Alliston and Pembroke, Ontario - Application to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio station CIMA-FM Alliston and CIMY-FM Pembroke

2019-149 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Inuvik and Aklavik, Northwest Territories - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language AM radio station CHAK Inuvik in order to operate a low-power FM transmitter in Aklavik to rebroadcast the programming of CHAK

2019-148 - APPROVED - Fabrique de la Paroisse de Saint-Gérard - Weedon (Québec) -Application to request the revocation of the broadcasting licence for the French-language low-power religious (church) FM radio station in Weedon

2019-146 - APPROVED - Rogers Media Inc. - Various locations across Canada - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations set out in the decision

2019-145 - APPROVED - Cogeco Media Inc. - Saint-Jérôme, Val-Morin and Mont-Tremblant, Quebec - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language commercial radio station CIME-FM Saint-Jérôme and its transmitters CIME-FM-1 Val-Morin and CIME-FM-2 Mont-Tremblant

2019-144 - APPROVED - Maritime Broadcasting System Limited - Various locations - Application to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations set out in the appendix to the decision

2019-142 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Thunder Bay and Schreiber, Ontario - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the radio station CBQT-FM Thunder Bay to operate an FM rebroadcasting transmitter in Schreiber

2019-141 - APPROVED - Rogers Media Inc. - Edmonton, Alberta - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the commercial ethnic radio station CKER-FM Edmonton

2019-140 - APPROVED - Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation - Wasaga Beach, Ontario - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CHGB-FM Wasaga Beach

2019-139 - APPROVED - Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. - Steinbach, Manitoba and Lacombe, Alberta - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations set out in the appendix to the decision

2019-138 - APPROVED - Jim Pattison Broadcast Group Ltd. (the general partner) and Jim Pattison Industries Ltd. (the limited partner), carrying on business as Jim Pattison Broadcast Group Limited Partnership - Various locations in Alberta and British Columbia - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations set out in the decision

2019-137 - APPROVED - Radio 1540 Limited - Toronto, Ontario - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the commercial AM ethnic radio station CHIN Toronto

2019-135 - APPROVED - Rock 95 Broadcasting Ltd. - Toronto, Ontario - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CIND-FM Toronto

2019-134 - RENEWED - Allarco Entertainment 2008 Inc., the general partner, as well as limited partner with C.R.A. Investments Ltd. (the limited partners), carrying on business as Allarco Entertainment Limited Partnership
Across Canada - Broadcasting licence for the discretionary service Super Channel (formerly Allarco Entertainment) from 1 September to 31 December 2019

2019-133 - APPROVED - Carlsbad Springs Community Association - Carlsbad Springs and Vars, Ontario - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a low-power English- and French-language community FM radio station in Carlsbad Springs, and a low-power FM rebroadcasting transmitter in Vars

2019-132 - RENEWED - Dufferin Communications Inc. - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Broadcasting licence for the ethnic commercial AM radio station CKJS Winnipeg from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020

2019-126 - Quebecor Media Inc., on behalf of 9261-1813 Québec inc. - Montréal, Quebec - Application to amend the list of services that are included in TVA Group - Applications to amend the broadcasting licences for the discretionary services Zeste and Évasion

2019-125 - Approved, subject to a condition – Application by Leclerc Communication inc. for authority to acquire from RNC MEDIA Inc. the assets of the French-language commercial radio stations CHOI-FM Québec and CKLX-FM Montréal. - Approved – Licence amendment to change CKLX-FM Montréal’s specialty spoken word format to a mainstream music format

2019-118 - APPROVED - Five Amigos Broadcasting Inc. - Listowel, Ontario - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate an English-language, commercial FM radio station in Listowel

2019-115 - APPROVED - Paqtnkek Radio Society - Afton Station, Nova Scotia - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a Type B Native (Indigenous) English- and Indigenous-language FM radio station in Afton Station

2019-112 - RENEWED - Various licensees - Various locations - Broadcasting licences for the Indigenous radio stations set out in the appendix to the decision until 31 August 2022

2019-109 - TVA Group Inc. - Non-compliance

2019-108 - APPROVED - CIAM Media & Radio Broadcasting Association - Fort Vermilion, Alberta and Fort Liard, Northwest Territories - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language community radio station CIAM-FM Fort Vermilion in order to operate a low power FM transmitter in Fort Liard

2019-104 - APPROVED - Torres Media Ottawa Inc. - Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec - Application to change the authorized contours of the English-language commercial radio station CIDG-FM Ottawa/Gatineau

2019-103 - DENIED - Four Senses Entertainment Inc. - Whistler and Squamish, British Columbia - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CKEE-FM Whistler in order to operate a transmitter in Squamish

2019-101 - APPROVED - International Harvesters for Christ Evangelistic Association Inc. - Halifax and Wolfville, Nova Scotia - Application to change the authorized contours of CJLU-FM-1 Wolfville, Nova Scotia, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language specialty (Christian music) radio station CJLU-FM

2019-100 - APPROVED - Blackburn Radio Inc. - London, Ontario - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CKLO-FM London

2019-99 - APPROVED - Radio Bell Island Inc. - Bell Island, Newfoundland and Labrador - Application to change the authorized contours of the radio station CJBI-FM Bell Island

2019-98 - APPROVED - THEMA Canada Inc. - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian service ES1 to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2019-97 - APPROVED - Ethnic Channels Group Limited - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian service PeopleTV to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2019-96 - APPROVED - Lewis Birnberg Hanet, LLP - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian third-language service Mexicanal to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2019-95 - APPROVED - Shaw Cablesystems Limited - Kelowna, British Columbia - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertaking serving Kelowna to be authorized to distribute, on a discretionary basis, KVOS-TV (MeTV) Bellingham

2019-84 - Findings regarding market capacity and the appropriateness of issuing a call for radio applications to serve the Timmins radio market

2019-83 - RENEWED - Various licensees - Various locations - Renewal of the broadcasting licences for various terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings

2019-82 - APPROVED - Points Eagle Radio Inc. - Sarnia, Ontario - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the Type B Native radio station CKCI-FM Sarnia

2019-79 - APPROVED - Asian Television Network International Limited - Across Canada - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the national, general interest third-language ethnic specialty Category B service ATN SONY

2019-78 - APPROVED - Rogers Media Inc. - Calgary and Banff, Alberta - Application to change the authorized contours of CHFM-FM-1 Banff, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CHFM-FM Calgary

2019-77 - APPROVED - Rogers Media Inc. - Canmore and Banff, Alberta - Application to change the authorized contours of CHMN-FM-1 Banff, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CHMN-FM Canmore

2019-76 - APPROVED - Fifth Dimension Properties Inc. - Across Canada - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the national, English-language specialty Category B service Skinemax

2019-75 - APPROVED - Rogers Media Inc. - Calgary and Banff, Alberta - Application to change the authorized contours of CJAQ-FM-1 Banff, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CJAQ-FM Calgary

2019-63 - APPROVED - Akash Broadcasting Inc.- Surrey, British Columbia - Application to change the authorized contours of the unlaunched commercial ethnic specialty radio station CJCN-FM Surrey

2019-62 - APPROVED - Acadia Broadcasting Limited - Sioux Lookout and Hudson, Ontario - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the radio programming undertaking CKDR-2-FM Sioux Lookout in order to operate a low-power transmitter in Hudson

2019-47 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Rouyn-Noranda and Matagami, Quebec - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the French-language radio station CHLM-FM Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, to operate a transmitter at Matagami to rebroadcast the programming of its national French-language network service ICI Radio-Canada Première

2019-46 - APPROVED - THEMA Canada Inc. - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian service Museum to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2019-39 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Prince Rupert and Queen Charlotte, British Columbia - Application to change the authorized contours of CBYQ-FM Queen Charlotte, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the radio station CFPR Prince Rupert (Radio One)

2019-30 - DENIED - Hunters Bay Radio Inc. - Huntsville and Bracebridge, Ontario - Application for a new transmitter in Bracebridge to rebroadcast the programming of the English-language community radio station CKAR-FM Huntsville

2019-28 - APPROVED - Fairchild Television Ltd. - Across Canada - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for Fairchild Television II

2019-21 - DENIED - TELUS Communications Inc. - Alberta and British Columbia - Application to amend its regional broadcasting licences for various terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings

2019-15 - APPROVED - THEMA Canada Inc. - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian service A+kids to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2019-14 - APPROVED - Bell Media Inc., on its own behalf and on behalf of 8384819 Canada Inc., and Bell Media Inc., on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated - Various locations - Applications for authority to effect a multi-step corporate reorganization involving the assets of the radio and television services listed in the appendix to the decision - APPROVED - Request for new broadcasting licences to continue the operation of these services under the same terms and conditions as those in effect under the current licences

2019-12 - APPROVED - All TV Inc. - Across Canada - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the national third-language general interest ethnic specialty Category B service All TV

2019-6 - APPROVED - Quebecor Media Inc., on behalf of 9261-1813 Québec inc. - Montréal, Quebec - Application for authority to effect a change in the ownership and effective control of Canal Évasion inc. and Zeste Diffusion inc., which operate the French-language discretionary television services Évasion and Zeste

2019-5 - APPROVED - Knowledge-West Communications Corporation - Across Canada - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the English-language discretionary service BBC Kids

2019-4 - APPROVED - ZoomerMedia Limited - Fraser Valley, British Columbia - Application to change the authorized contours of the television station CHNU-DT Fraser Valley

2019-1 - DISMISSED IN PART - Complaint against the Bell Fund relating to its governance and the funding guidelines of its TV Program

Compliance and Enforcement

2019-318 - Ontario Consumers Home Services Inc. – Violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules - File number: PDR 9174-2381

2019-317 - Blue Dream HT Ltd. – Violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules - File number: PDR 9174-1700

2019-215 - CISC Network Working Group – Consensus report NTRE064 regarding an interim call traceback process - Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

2019-111 - Brian Conley - Liability for violations of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation committed by nCrowd, Inc. - File number: PDR 9094-2015-00414-001

Telecommunications

2019-362 - CISC Network Working Group - Consensus report NTRE062 regarding the implementation of disaggregated wholesale high-speed access services - File number: 8621-C12-01/08

2019-361 - 9315-1884 Québec inc. – Implementation of local competition for TELUS Communications Inc. in the exchanges of Courcelles and Lambton, Quebec - Public record: 8663-L2-201811224

2019-353 - CISC Emergency Services Working Group – Consensus report on matters related to compatibility, reliability, resiliency, and security for next-generation 9-1-1 - Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

2019-348 - Follow-up to Telecom Regulatory Policy 2019-66 - Activities related to next-generation 9-1-1 network design efficiencies - Public record: 1011-NOC2018-0105

2019-347 - CISC ad hoc relief planning committee - Consensus report 450_579RE02A regarding Numbering Plan Area 450/579 - Public record: 1011-NOC2018-0233

2019-344 - TELUS Communications Inc. – Application for forbearance from the regulation of low-speed competitor digital network access services - Public record: 8640-T66-201802406

2019-343 - Bell Canada – Application for forbearance from the regulation of low-speed competitor digital network access services - Public record: 8640-B2-201801225

2019-342 - TELUS Communications Inc. – Application to review and vary Telecom Orders 2019-35, 2019-36, 2019-37, and 2019-38 - Public record: 8662-T66-201903295

2019-330 - CISC Emergency Services Working Group – Non-consensus report ESRE0074 on how to best manage multi-line telephone systems in a Canadian Enhanced 9-1-1 environment - Public Record: 8621-C12-01/08

2019-325 - Bell Canada – Application for forbearance from the regulation of agreements and arrangements related to international telecommunications services - Public record: 8640-B2-201900903

2019-316 - City of Gatineau – Terms and conditions of a municipal access agreement with certain carriers - Public record: 8690-V81-201703231

2019-307 - Videotron Ltd. (Videotron) – Application for the Commission to order Bell Canada, on behalf of Bell Mobility Inc., not to suspend wholesale roaming service offered to Videotron – Interim relief - Public record: 8660-V3-201904516

2019-294 - Sogetel inc. – Application for forbearance from the regulation of business local exchange services - Public record: 8640-S4-201901918

2019-286 - CISC Business Process Working Group – Dispute regarding the inclusion of comparisons between retail and wholesale high-speed access service providers’ performance on certain quality of service indicators as a non-consensus item in a report - Public record: 1011-NOC2017-0049

2019-277 - Mobile wireless review - Disclosure of information designated as confidential to the Commissioner of Competition - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0057

2019-252 - Sogetel inc. – Application for forbearance from the regulation of business local exchange services - Public record: 8640-S4-201900837

2019-249 - Iristel Inc. – Application for final relief regarding Bell Canada’s rate increases for certain circuits - Public record: 8661-J64-201811159

2019-243 - Bell Canada - Application for forbearance from the regulation of retail analogue services - Public record: 8640-B2-201810846

2019-239 - Senior Officials Responsible for Emergency Management – Application to modify the wireless public alerting visible test schedule - Public record: 8662-A197-201811216

2019-232 - Bell Canada – Elimination of the ex ante price floor test for retail tariffs - Public record: 8663-B2-201808544

2019-226 - CISC Emergency Services Working Group – Consensus report regarding technical specifications for real-time-text-based Next Generation 9-1-1 Text Messaging - Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

2019-218 - Cloudwifi Inc. – Application to prevent Bell Canada from interfering with customer use of Bell Canada’s inside wire - Public record: 8644-C282-201806986

2019-215 - CISC Network Working Group – Consensus report NTRE064 regarding an interim call traceback process - Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

2019-197 - Sogetel inc. – Application for forbearance from the regulation of business local exchange services - Public record: 8640-S4-201810614

2019-175 - Groupe Maskatel LP – Implementation of local competition for TELUS Communications Inc. in the exchanges of St-Éphrem and St-Victor, Quebec - Public record: 8663-M22-201805714

2019-169 - Wireless Code – Request to clarify the device unlocking rules - Public record: 8620-P8-201711630

2019-131 - Execulink Telecom Inc. - Application for relief regarding the voice services provided by 676766 Ontario Limited operating as KWIC Internet - Public record: 8622-E25-201802885

2019-130 - Relief for area codes 403, 587, 780, and 825 in Alberta - Public record: 1011-NOC2018-0234

2019-129 - Relief for area codes 306 and 639 in Saskatchewan - Public record: 1011-NOC2018-0236

2019-123 - CISC Canadian Steering Committee on Numbering – Consensus report CNRE125A regarding return of central office codes to the Numbering Plan Area 250 assignment pool - Public record: 8621-C12-01/08 and 8698-C12-200700345

2019-122 - SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. – Application to review and vary Telecom Regulatory Policy 2018-377 - Public record: 8662-S183-201811167

2019-120 - CISC Emergency Services Working Group – Consensus report recommending updates to the wireless 9-1-1 caller location accuracy thresholds originally approved in Telecom Decision 2017-119 - Public record: 8669-C12-01/01

2019-119 - Northwestel Inc. – Application to review and vary Telecom Decision 2018-241 - Public record: 8662-N1-201806142

2019-116 - Forbearance from the regulation of high-capacity / digital data services interexchange private line services on certain additional routes - Public record: 8638-S1-01/98

2019-94 - Allstream Business Inc. and Zayo Canada Inc. – Application to review and vary Telecom Decision 2018-200 - Public record: 8662-A151-201807471

2019-86 - Iristel Inc. - Application for interim relief regarding Bell Canada’s rate increases for certain circuits - Public record: 8661-J64-201811159

2019-74 - TELUS Communications Inc. – Application to modify the provision of various wholesale services - Public record: 8640-T66-201801184

2019-59 - Revocation of basic international telecommunications services licences

2019-56 - TNW Wireless Inc. – Application for final relief regarding agreements for wholesale mobile wireless roaming services from Bell Mobility Inc. and TELUS Communications Inc. - Public record: 8620-R63-201705675

2019-55 - Sogetel inc. – Application for forbearance from the regulation of business local exchange services - Public record: 8640-S4-201809427

2019-49 - DMTS - Implementation of local competition for TBayTel in the exchange of Dryden, Ontario - Public record: 8663-D3-201801259

2019-34 - Bell MTS – Application for forbearance from the regulation of business local exchange services - Public record: 8640-M59-201805631

2019-24 - CISC Canadian Steering Committee on Numbering – Consensus report CNRE124A regarding the streamlining of the relief planning process - Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

2019-23 - CISC Canadian Steering Committee on Numbering – Consensus report CNRE122A regarding updates to the Central Office Code (NXX) Assignment Guideline - Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

2019-19 - City of Calgary – Application concerning a Municipal Rights-of-Way Bylaw and a proposed Municipal Consent and Access Agreement - Public record: 8690-C126-201612250

2019-16 - CISC Canadian Steering Committee on Numbering – Consensus report CNRE123A regarding the sunset of the Canadian Adjunct to the INC International Inbound NPA (INT/NPA/NXX) Assignment Guidelines - Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

2019-13 - Relief for area codes 450 and 579 in Quebec - Public record: 1011-NOC2018-0233

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