Decisions 2020

Broadcasting

2020-174 - APPROVED - Various licensees - Various locations in Ontario - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations listed in the decision

2020-172 - APPROVED - Various licensees - Various locations across Canada - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the campus and community radio stations listed in the decision

2020-169 - APPROVED - Various licensees - Various locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon and Northwest Territories - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations listed in the decision

2020-168 - APPROVED - Harvard Broadcasting Inc. - Various locations in Alberta and Saskatchewan - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the English-language commercial radio stations listed in the decision

2020-167 - APPROVED - Maritime Broadcasting System Limited - Various locations in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the English-language commercial radio stations listed in the decision

2020-165 - APPROVED - Vista Radio Ltd. - North Bay, Ontario - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate an English-language commercial FM radio station in North Bay

2020-164 - APPROVED - Rogers Media Inc. - Various locations in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations listed in the decision

2020-163 - APPROVED - Corus Radio Inc. - Various locations in British Columbia and Ontario - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations listed in the decision

2020-161 - 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 British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the English-language commercial radio stations listed in the decision

2020-160 - APPROVED - 591989 B.C. Ltd. - Various locations in Ontario - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations listed in the decision

2020-158 - APPROVED - Groupe V Média inc., on behalf of MusiquePlus inc. - Montréal, Quebec - Application for authority to change the ownership of MusiquePlus
Application to amend certain conditions of licence for the discretionary services ELLE Fictions and MAX - This decision does not replace Broadcasting Decision 2020-115 but complements it. It sets out the rationale underlying this decision and the resulting approvals

2020-154 - APPROVED - Bell Canada, on behalf of V Interactions inc. - Montréal, Québec, Trois-Rivières, Saguenay and Sherbrooke, Quebec - Application for authority to change the ownership and effective control of V Interactions inc. and to integrate, effective 1 September 2020, the V Stations into the French-language Bell Media Group. The present decision does not replace Broadcasting Decision 2020-116, but completes it. It sets out the rationale underlying that decision and the resulting approvals.

2020-153 - DENIED - Rogers Media Inc. - Toronto, Ontario - Application to change the authorized contours of the English-language commercial radio station CKIS-FM Toronto

2020-145 - APPROVED - Various licensees - Various locations in Quebec and New Brunswick - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for various French-language commercial radio stations set out in the decision

2020-138 - APPROVED - Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. - Various locations in Alberta and Manitoba - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the English-language commercial radio stations listed in the decision

2020-137 - APPROVED - subject to certain modifications - Application by Leclerc Communication inc. (Leclerc) for authority to acquire from Média ClassiQ inc. the assets of the French-language commercial specialty radio station CJPX-FM Montréal, and for a new broadcasting licence to continue the operation of this station.
Application by Leclerc to amend CJPX-FM’s conditions of licence in order to change the station’s specialty format to a mainstream commercial format.
Leclerc Communication inc. - Montréal, Quebec

2020-133 - APPROVED - 9015-2018 Québec inc. - Montréal and Saint-Léonard, Quebec - Mennonite Community Services of Southern Ontario - Aylmer, Ontario - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the ethnic radio stations listed in the decision

2020-132 - APPROVED - Various licensees - Various locations in Manitoba, Ontario and New Brunswick - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the English-language commercial specialty (Christian music) radio stations listed in the decision

2020-126 - APPROVED - The Ontario Educational Communications Authority - Toronto, Ontario - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language educational television station CICA-DT Toronto (TVO) in order to change the channel of its transmitter CICO-DT-59 Chatham

2020-121 - APPROVED - THEMA Canada Inc. - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian service M6 International to the List of non Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2020-119 - APPROVED - My Broadcasting Corporation - Milton, Ontario - Application to change the authorized contours of the English-language commercial radio station CJML-FM Milton

2020-116 - APPROVED - Bell Canada, on behalf of V Interactions inc. - Montréal, Québec, Trois-Rivières, Saguenay and Sherbrooke, Quebec - Application for authority to change the ownership and effective control of V Interactions inc. and to integrate, effective 1 September 2020, the V Stations into the French-language Bell Media Group

2020-115 - APPROVED - Groupe V Média inc., on behalf of MusiquePlus inc. - Montréal, Quebec - Application for authority to change the ownership of MusiquePlus - APPROVED - Application to amend certain conditions of licence for the discretionary services ELLE Fictions and MAX

2020-114 - APPROVED - Leclerc Communication inc. - Montréal, Quebec - Application for authority to acquire from Média ClassiQ inc. the assets of the French-language commercial specialty radio station CJPX-FM Montréal, and for a new broadcasting licence to continue the operation of this station

2020-98 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Ottawa and Cornwall, Ontario - Application to change the authorized contours of CBOC-FM, and application to change the authorized contours of CBOF-FM-6

2020-97 - Final offer arbitration between Rogers Media Inc. and Bragg Communications Incorporated regarding the distribution of Sportsnet and Sportsnet One

2020-94 - APPROVED - Ethnic Channels Group Limited - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian service ET NOW to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution.

2020-90 - APPROVED - Stingray Group Inc. - Across Canada - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate the currently exempt, national discretionary service known as Stingray Hits

2020-86 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Kuujjuaq, Inukjuaq, Kuujjuarapik, Puvirnituq, and Salluit, Quebec; and Iqaluit, Nunavut - APPROVED - Application to operate a new English language FM radio station in Kuujjuaq
APPROVED - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for CFFB Iqaluit by deleting certain rebroadcasting transmitters

2020-85 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Chisasibi, Wemindji, Waskaganish, Waswanipi, Mistissini and Québec, Quebec - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a new English-language FM radio station in Chisasibi
APPROVED - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for CBVE-FM Québec by deleting certain rebroadcasting transmitters

2020-84 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Montréal, Chisasibi, Mistissini, Kuujjuaq, Kuujjuarapik, Waskaganish, Wemindji, and Waswanipi, Quebec - Applications to amend the broadcasting licence for the French-language radio station CBF-FM Montréal

2020-79 - 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

2020-78 - DENIED - CKPM-FM Radio Ltd. - Port Moody, British Columbia - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CKPM-FM Port Moody

2020-77 - DENIED - CFPV-FM Radio Ltd. - Pemberton, British Columbia - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CFPV-FM Pemberton.

2020-76 - APPROVED - CHMZ-FM Radio Ltd. - Tofino, British Columbia - CIMM-FM Radio Ltd. - Ucluelet, British Columbia - Applications for authority to change the ownership and effective control of the licensees through the transfer of all of their issued and outstanding shares to 1193833 B.C. Ltd. - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for CHMZ-FM Tofino and CIMM-FM Ucluelet.

2020-73 - RENEWED - Bell Canada - Various locations - Broadcasting licences for the terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings set out in the appendix to the decision, from 1 March 2020 to 30 June 2020

2020-71 - APPROVED - Discovery Health Channel Canada ULC - Across Canada - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the national, English-language discretionary service fyi

2020-64 - APPROVED - THEMA Canada Inc. - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian service Heritage 4K to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution.

2020-63 - APPROVED - Dufferin Communications Inc. - Brantford, Ontario - Application to change the authorized contours of the English-language commercial specialty (Christian music) radio station CFWC-FM Brantford - Application to add conditions of licence relating to programming for the English-language commercial AM radio station CKPC Brantford

2020-56 - APPROVED - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Québec and Thetford Mines, Quebec - Applications to change the authorized contours of CBV-FM-8 Thetford Mines, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the French-language radio station CBV-FM Québec, and the authorized contours of CBMC-FM Thetford Mines, a rebroadcasting transmitter of English-language radio station CBVE-FM Québec

2020-53 - APPROVED - Stingray Radio Inc. - Welland, Ontario - Application for authority to acquire the assets of the English-language commercial radio stations CIXL-FM Welland and CKYY-FM Welland and to obtain new broadcasting licences to continue the operation of the stations

2020-50 - APPROVED - Radio Témiscamingue incorporée - Ville-Marie and Témiscamingue, Quebec - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language commercial radio station CKVM-FM Ville-Marie and its transmitter CKVM-1-FM Témiscamingue

2020-44 - APPROVED - Fairchild Television Ltd. - Across Canada - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for Talentvision

2020-39 - DENIED - Dufferin Communications Inc. - Toronto and Orangeville, Ontario - Applications to change the frequencies and authorized contours of the English-language radio stations CIRR-FM Toronto and CIDC-FM Orangeville

2020-38 - APPROVED – CJNE-FM Radio Inc. - Nipawin, Saskatchewan - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a low-power, English-language commercial FM radio station in Nipawin

2020-23 - APPROVED - Maritime Broadcasting System Limited - Saint John, New Brunswick - Application to change the authorized contours of the English-language commercial AM radio station CFBC Saint John

2020-22 - APPROVED - Maritime Broadcasting System Limited - Middleton, Nova Scotia - Application to change the authorized night-time contours of the English-language commercial AM radio station CKAD Middleton

2020-18 - APPROVED - Hope FM Ministries Limited - Truro, Nova Scotia - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the specialty (Christian music) radio station CINU-FM Truro

2020-13 - Shaw Cablesystems Limited - Fort McMurray, Alberta - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the undertaking serving Fort McMurray

2020-12 - Shaw Cablesystems Limited - Thunder Bay, Ontario - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the undertaking serving Thunder Bay

2020-6 - APPROVED - VMedia Inc. - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian service ducktv to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2020-5 - APPROVED - Rogers Communications Canada Inc. - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian service MUTV to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

Compliance and Enforcement

2020-125 - Bell Canada – Application to block Wangiri fraud calls - Public record: 8638-B2-202001692

2020-67 - 9250-5114 Québec Inc., operating as Rénovation Domicili-air – Violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules - File number: PDR 9174-2460

2020-7 - Application to allow Bell Canada and its affiliates to block certain fraudulent voice calls on a trial basis – Requests for disclosure of information filed in confidence and motion for a non-disclosure agreement - Public record: 8638-B2-201905879

Telecommunications

2020-150 - CISC Emergency Services Working Group – Consensus report ESRE0089 regarding next-generation 9-1-1 mapping and addressing considerations – Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

2020-135 - Revision to the relief implementation schedule for area code 506 in New Brunswick - Public record: 1011-NOC2016-0206

2020-128 - Bell Canada – Request for forbearance from the regulation of line-sharing and unbundled local loop connecting links - Public record: 8640-B2-201904334

2020-125 - Bell Canada – Application to block Wangiri fraud calls - Public record: 8638-B2-202001692

2020-122 - Bell Canada – Request for clarification of Telecom Decision 2019-419 - Public record: 8638-B2-201912642

2020-110 - Revision to relief implementation schedule for area codes 403, 587, 780, and 825 in Alberta - Public record: 1011-NOC2018-0234

2020-109 - CISC Business Process Working Group – Consensus report BPRE098b regarding changes to the Network Management Guidelines- Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

2020-106 - Cloudwifi Inc. – Application for an order completing the company’s registration as a competitive local exchange carrier or requiring Bell Canada to sign a Special Master Agreement for Local Interconnection - Public record: 8622-C282-201901942

2020-104 - TELUS Communications Inc. and the Canadian Network Operators Consortium Inc. – Requests for disclosure of information filed in confidence as part of the Telecom Notice of Consultation 2019-57 proceeding, and related procedural requests - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0057

2020-92 - Bell Mobility Inc. – Application to review and vary the Broadband Fund’s pricing and affordability eligibility criterion for mobile wireless broadband Internet access projects - Public record: 8662-B38-201912577

2020-91 - Wireless Code – Application by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre and the National Pensioners Federation seeking clarification and enforcement of rules regarding prepaid balances - Public record: 8620-P8-201800756

2020-80 - Public Interest Advocacy Centre and National Pensioners Federation – Application regarding paper billing by Koodo Mobile - Public record: 8661-P8-201804295

2020-72 - KMTS, a division of Bell Canada – Implementation of local competition for TBayTel in the exchanges of Kenora and Keewatin, Ontario - Public record: 8663-K1-201903071

2020-65 - Revocation of basic international telecommunications services licences

2020-61 - City of Terrebonne – Application regarding certain terms and conditions of a draft municipal access agreement with certain carriers - Public record: 8690-V84-201704198

2020-59 - Sogetel inc. – Application for forbearance from the regulation of business local exchange services in the exchange of Saint-Ludger, Quebec - Public record: 8640-S4-201907180

2020-48 - Videotron Ltd. (Videotron) – Application for the Commission to order Bell Canada, on behalf of Bell Mobility Inc., not to suspend wholesale roaming services offered to Videotron – Final relief - Public record: 8660-V3-201904516

2020-41 - Independent Telecommunications Providers Association – Application to review and vary Telecom Regulatory Policy 2018 213 - Public record: 8662-J92-201808015

2020-33 - TELUS Communications Inc. – Application to review and vary Telecom Orders 2019-170 and 2019-171 - Public record: 8662-T66-201907411

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