Decisions 2022

Broadcasting

2022-263 - CIAM Media & Radio Broadcasting Association - Various locations in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan - Applications to change the authorized contours of eight rebroadcasting transmitters for the low-power, English-language community FM radio station CIAM-FM Fort Vermilion’s

2022-262 - Amherstburg Broadcasting Corporation - Amherstburg (Ontario) - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a low-power, English-language commercial FM radio station in Amherstburg

2022-259 - Findings regarding market capacity in the Rouyn-Noranda radio market - Public record: 1011-NOC2021-0376

2022-258 - Various licensees - Across Canada - Renewal of the broadcasting licences for the independent discretionary services operating under a group-based approach set out in the appendix to the decision from 1 September 2023 to 31 August 2024

2022-257 - Radio Communautaire Missisquoi - Lac-Brome, Quebec - Application to change the authorized contours of the English-language radio station CIDI-FM Lac-Brome

2022-244 - United Christian Broadcasters Media Canada - Regina, Saskatchewan - Application to change the authorized contours of the transmitter for the unlaunched English-language specialty (religious music) commercial radio station in Regina

2022-231 - Christian Hit Radio Inc. - Ottawa, Ontario and Pointe-Claire, Quebec - Application to operate an FM transmitter in Pointe-Claire, to rebroadcast the programming of the English-language commercial specialty (religious) radio station CHRI-FM Ottawa

2022-226 - Findings regarding market capacity and the appropriateness of issuing a call for radio applications to serve Winnipeg - Public record: 1011-NOC2021-0411

2022-225 - Findings regarding market capacity and the appropriateness of issuing a call for radio applications to serve Lunenburg County - Public record: 1011-NOC2021-0412

2022-223 - OUTtv Network Inc. - Across Canada - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the English-language discretionary service OUTtv

2022-221 - Stingray Group Inc. - Across Canada - Application for regulatory relief regarding the payment of tangible benefits contributions for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 broadcast years in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

2022-220 - Dufferin Communications Inc. - Brantford, Ontario - Application to change the authorized contours of the English-language radio station CFWC-FM Brantford

2022-199 - Findings regarding market capacity in the Squamish radio market - Public record: 1011-NOC2021-0375

2022-198 - Findings regarding market capacity in the Newmarket radio market - Public record: 1011-NOC2021-0378

2022-197 - Findings regarding market capacity in the Sarnia radio market - Public record: 1011-NOC2021-0377

2022-180 - Various licensees - Across Canada - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the large English-language and French-language television ownership groups set out in the appendix to the decision

2022-179 - Various licensees - Across Canada - Renewal of the broadcasting licences for the terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings set out in the appendix to the decision

2022-178 - Various licensees - Across Canada - Renewal of the broadcasting licences for the independent television stations set out in the appendix to the decision

2022-176 - South Asian Television Canada Limited - Across Canada - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the third-language ethnic discretionary television station ATN South Asian Television (SATV)

2022-175 - Société Radio-Canada - Montréal, Quebec - Complaint against Société Radio-Canada on the use of an offensive word on air

2022-169 - Crossroads Television System - Hamilton, Ontario - Application to change the authorized contours of CITS-DT Hamilton

2022-165 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Across Canada - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the English- and French-language audiovisual and audio services of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation set out in Appendix 1 to the decision

2022-164 - K-Right Communications Limited - Halifax, Nova Scotia - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence issued to K-Right Communications Limited for the terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertaking serving Halifax and surrounding areas

2022-153-1 - Various licensees - Across Canada - Renewal of the broadcasting licences for the radio stations, specialty audio programming undertakings and a radio network set out in the appendices to the decision

2022-153 - Various licensees - Across Canada - Renewal of the broadcasting licences for the radio stations, specialty audio programming undertakings and a radio network set out in the appendices to the decision

2022-144 - 2190015 Ontario Inc. - Hamilton, Ontario - Application to change the authorized contours of CHCH-DT Hamilton

2022-143 - Radio Nord-Joli inc. - Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Quebec - Application to change the authorized contours of the French-language community radio station CFNJ-FM

2022-141 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Ottawa, Ontario and Maniwaki, Quebec - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the French-language radio station CBOF-FM Ottawa, in order to operate a new transmitter in Maniwaki, to rebroadcast the programming of the national French language network service ICI Radio-Canada Première

2022-138 - BCE Inc. - Across Canada - Complaint by BCE against Videotron alleging non-compliance in regard to the offering of its Vrai hybrid video-on-demand service

2022-137 - Blue Ant Media Inc. on behalf of all proposed partners in the partnerships that would carry on business as SN Channel General Partnership (13334805 Canada Limited, 8946337 Canada Limited and SN Channel ULC) and Blue Ant Television General Partnership (13334805 Canada Limited and 8946337 Canada Limited) - Across Canada - Application for authority to effect a corporate reorganization where all the partnership interest owned by Blue Ant in the partnerships would be transferred to Newco, a wholly owned subsidiary of Blue Ant

2022-136 - CJRO Radio Inc. - Carlsbad Springs, Vars, Embrun and Sarsfield, Ontario - Application to acquire from Carlsbad Springs Community Association the assets of the low-power English- and French-language community radio station CJRO-FM Carlsbad Springs

2022-134 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Ottawa and Deep River, Ontario - Application to change the authorized contours of CBCD-FM-1 Deep River

2022-133 - FAB Broadcasting Corp. - Listowel, Ontario - Application for authorization to acquire from Five Amigos Broadcasting Inc., as part of a corporate reorganization, the assets of the English-language commercial radio station CHLP-FM Listowel

2022-131 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Edmonton and Edson, Alberta - Application to change the authorized contours of CBXD-FM Edson

2022-130 - The News Forum Inc. - Across Canada - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate the currently exempt national discretionary service The News Forum

2022-127 - 11733630 Canada Inc. - Saint-Raymond-de-Portneuf and Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Quebec - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the French-language commercial radio station CHOC-FM Saint-Raymond-de-Portneuf to operate a new transmitter in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures

2022-125 - Aboriginal Multi-Media Society of Alberta - Calgary and Lethbridge, Alberta - Application to amend the broadcasting licence of the Indigenous (Type B Native) FM radio station CJWE-FM Calgary, in order to operate a new rebroadcasting transmitter in Lethbridge

2022-124 - Dufferin Communications Inc. - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Application to change the authorized contours of the English-language radio station CFJL-FM Winnipeg

2022-123 - Dufferin Communications Inc. - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Application to change the authorized contours of the English-language radio station CHWE-FM Winnipeg

2022-122 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Saguenay and Chibougamau, Quebec - Application to change the authorized contours of CBJ-FM-1 Chibougamau, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the French-language radio programming undertaking CBJ-FM Saguenay

2022-121 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Québec and Chibougamau, Quebec - Application to change the authorized contours of CBVC-FM Chibougamau (Radio One), a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CBVE-FM Québec

2022-115 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Thunder Bay and Ear Falls, Ontario - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language radio station CBQT-FM Thunder Bay in order to operate a new transmitter in Ear Falls to rebroadcast the programming of the national English-language network service Radio One

2022-111 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Sydney and Northeast Margaree, Nova Scotia - Application to change the authorized contours of CBHF-FM Northeast Margaree, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CBI Sydney

2022-110 - Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. - Airdrie, Alberta - Application to change the authorized contours of the English-language radio station CFIT-FM

2022-109 - Burns Lake & District Rebroadcasting Society - Burns Lake, British Columbia - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a radiocommunication distribution undertaking to serve Burns Lake

2022-101 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Prince Rupert and Kitimat, British Columbia - Applications to change the authorized contours of CBUK-FM Kitimat

2022-99 - KCVI Educational Radio Station Incorporated - Kingston, Ontario - Application to change the authorized contours of the low-power English-language community radio station CKVI-FM

2022-92 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Across Canada – Renewal of the Broadcasting licences for the English- and French-language audio and audiovisual services set out in the appendix to the decision

2022-80 - Corus Radio Inc. - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Application to change the authorized contours of the English-language commercial radio station CJKR-FM

2022-76 - Rogers Communications Inc. - Across Canada - Application for authority to transfer the effective control of the broadcasting undertakings licensed to Shaw or its subsidiaries to Rogers or its subsidiaries

2022-75 - Cogeco Média - Saguenay (Chicoutimi), Quebec - Application for authority to acquire from Arsenal Media Inc. the assets of the French-language commercial radio station CILM-FM

2022-74 - Arsenal Média inc. - Val-d’Or, Rouyn-Noranda and La Sarre, Quebec - Application to acquire from Cogeco Media Inc. the assets of the French-language commercial radio stations CHGO-FM Val-d'Or, CHOA-FM Rouyn-Noranda and its transmitters, and CJGO-FM La Sarre and its transmitter

2022-71 - Leclerc Communication inc. - Québec, Quebec - Application to change the authorized contours of the radio station CFEL-FM Québec

2022-68 - Review of the authorization to distribute Russia Today (RT) and RT France pursuant to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2022-67 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Calgary and Harvie Heights, Alberta - Application to change the authorized contours of CBRC-FM Harvie Heights, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CBR

2022-66 - Pattison Media Ltd. - Kamloops and Prince George, British Columbia; Medicine Hat, Alberta - Applications to amend the condition of licence relating to described video for CFJC-TV, CKPG-TV and CHAT-TV

2022-55 - Attraction Images Inc. - Montréal, Quebec - Request to classify the series Big Rig Warriors as program category 2(b) Long-form documentary

2022-31 - TELUS Communications Inc. - Various locations across Canada - Complaint by TELUS Communications Inc. against TLN Media Group alleging undue preference and disadvantage

2022-30 - Lewis Birnberg Hanet, LLP - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian service REVOLT TV to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2022-28 - When and how communications service providers must provide paper bills - Dossier public : 1011-NOC2020-0081

2022-24 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Sept-Îles and Aguanish, Quebec - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the French language radio station CBSI-FM Sept-Îles, in order to operate a new transmitter to rebroadcast the programming of its national network service ICI Radio-Canada Première

2022-15 - Maritime Broadcasting System Limited - Campbellton, New Brunswick - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate an English-language commercial FM radio station to replace the English-language AM radio station CKNB Campbellton

2022-14 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate an English-language FM radio station to replace the AM radio station CBT Grand Falls-Windsor

2022-13 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Trois-Rivières and Lac-Édouard, Quebec - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the French-language radio station CBF-FM-8 Trois-Rivières in order to operate a new transmitter in Lac-Édouard to rebroadcast the programming of its national network service ICI Radio-Canada Première (ICI Première)

2022-12 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Halifax and Margaree, Nova Scotia - Application to change the authorized contours of CBAF-FM-12 Margaree

2022-11 - United Christian Broadcasters Media Canada - Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan - Applications to amend the broadcasting licences for the English-language commercial specialty (Christian music) radio stations CKJJ-FM Belleville, CKGW-FM Chatham, CHJJ-FM Cobourg, CJOA-FM Thunder Bay, CJAH-FM Windsor, Ontario, CKOS-FM Fort McMurray and CIUC-FM Regina, by replacing conditions of licence related to music from content subcategory 35 (Non-classic religious)

2022-9 - Gulf Islands Community Radio Society - Salt Spring Island, British Columbia - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate an English-language community FM radio station as well as a rebroadcasting transmitter on Salt Spring Island.

2022-6 - VMedia Inc. - Across Canada - Application to add the non-Canadian service Ukraine24 to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution (the list).

2022-3 - Interlake Mennonite Fellowship Church - Okno, Manitoba - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate an English and German-language religious (Church) FM radio station in Okno, as well as a request for an exception to the emergency alerting requirements set out in the Radio Regulations, 1986

Compliance and Enforcement

2022-170 - Development of a network-level blocking framework to limit botnet traffic and strengthen Canadians’ online safety - Public record: 1011-NOC2021-0009

2022-132 - 1882914 Ontario Inc., operating as Datablocks Inc. and 2348149 Ontario Inc., operating as Sunlight Media Networks Inc. – Alleged violations of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation - File numbers: 9094-201500417-001 and 9094-201500417-002

Telecommunications

2022-238 - Public Interest Advocacy Centre – Request to define the privacy requirements for telecommunications service providers in the context of any digital contact tracing technologies app - Public record: 8665-P8-202005769

2022-237 - CISC Emergency Services Working Group – Changes to dates and direction set out in Telecom Decision 2021-210 regarding the implementation of handset-based location technology - Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

2022-216 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for Sogetel Mobilité inc.’s mobile project in southern Quebec (Route 204) - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-215 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for Bell Mobility Inc.’s mobile project in Quebec (Route 155) - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-214 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for Bell Mobility Inc.’s mobile project in Quebec (Route 167) - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-213 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for Bell Mobility Inc.’s mobile project in Manitoba (Provincial Trunk Highway 20) - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-212 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for Bell Canada’s access project in Manitoba - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-211 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for Bell Canada’s and Bell Mobility Inc.’s access and mobile projects in Manitoba and Quebec - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-210 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for TELUS Communications Inc.’s mobile project in Quebec (including Routes 195 and 299) - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-209 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for TELUS Communications Inc.’s mobile project in Quebec (including Route 132) - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-208 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for TELUS Communications Inc.’s mobile project in Quebec (including Routes 204, 283, and 389) - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-207 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for TELUS Communications Inc.’s combination mobile/access/transport project in Quebec (including Route 138) - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-206 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for TELUS Communications Inc.’s mobile and combination mobile/access/transport projects in Quebec - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-205 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for Sichuun Inc., Naskapi Imuun Inc., and Redline Communications Inc.’s mobile project in northeastern Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-204 - Broadband Fund – Second call for applications – Introductory decision regarding the August 2022 round of project funding approvals - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-202 - Canadian Administrator of VRS (CAV), Inc. – Application requesting video relay service funding for 2022 - Public record: 8665-C209-202105288

2022-194 - Forbearance from the regulation of high-capacity / digital data services interexchange private line services on certain additional routes - Public record: 8638-S1-01/98

2022-181 - Updates to the Canadian International Mobile Subscription Identify Assignment Guideline - Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

2022-170 - Development of a network-level blocking framework to limit botnet traffic and strengthen Canadians’ online safety - Public record: 1011-NOC2021-0009

2022-160 - Imposition of an administrative monetary penalty on Bell Canada in relation to the processing and granting of access permit applications for support structures in accordance with its National Services Tariff - Public record: 1011-NOC2021-0132

2022-150 - Bell Canada – Application to review and vary and stay Telecom Order 2021-182 regarding the routing of competitive local exchange carrier 800/888 calls - Public record: 8662-B2-202105106

2022-148 - Rogers Communications Canada Inc. – Application for non-discriminatory and timely access under reasonable terms and conditions to the multi-dwelling unit at 70 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto, Ontario - Public record: 8622-R28-202105304

2022-108 - CISC Canadian Steering Committee on Numbering – Consensus report CNRE131A – Revised Appendix B, Months to Exhaust Certification Worksheet - Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

2022-102 - Updates to national wireless carriers’ GSM-based wholesale mobile wireless roaming tariffs to incorporate seamless hand-off and 5G roaming - Public records: 8740-B38-202104628, 8740-R28-202104636, and 8740-T66-202104884

2022-91 - CISC Emergency Services Working Group – Consensus report ESRE0094 – Updates to the wireless location accuracy benchmarks set out in Telecom Decision 2019-120 - Public record: 8669-C12-01/01

2022-89 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for TELUS Communications Inc.’s mobile project in the central interior of British Columbia - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-88 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for East Shore Internet Society’s access project in British Columbia - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-87 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for ATG Arrow Technology Group Limited Partnership’s access project in Alberta (Fox Lake) - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-86 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for ATG Arrow Technology Group Limited Partnership’s access project in Alberta (John D’Or Prairie) - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-85 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for ATG Arrow Technology Group Limited Partnership’s access project in Alberta (Garden Creek) - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-84 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for ATG Arrow Technology Group Limited Partnership’s access project in Alberta (Peerless Lake and Trout Lake) - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-83 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for ATG Arrow Technology Group Limited Partnership’s access projects in Alberta (Peerless Trout First Nation and Little Red River Cree Nation) - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-82 - Broadband Fund – Project funding approval for South Kountry Cable Ltd.’s access project in British Columbia - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-81 - Broadband Fund – Second call for applications – Introductory decision regarding the March 2022 round of project funding approvals - Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0372

2022-77 - Forbearance from the regulation of high-capacity / digital data services interexchange private line services on certain additional routes - Public record: 8638-S1-01/98

2022-69 - Groupe Maskatel LP – Implementation of local competition regarding CoopTel in the exchange of Upton, Quebec - Public record: 8663-M22-202107044

2022-54 - CISC Emergency Services Working Group – Consensus letter on handset-based location technology implementation for 9-1-1 in Canada – Suspension of deadlines - Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

2022-51 - Relief for area code complex 204/431 in Manitoba - Public record: 1011-NOC2021-0006

2022-50 - Relief for area code complex 226/519/548 in southwestern Ontario - Public record: 8621-C12-01/08

2022-29 - Revocation of basic international telecommunications services licences

2022-28 - When and how communications service providers must provide paper bills - Dossier public : 1011-NOC2020-0081

2022-5 - Rogers Communications Canada Inc. – Request for non-discriminatory and timely access to the Telegraph Square multi-dwelling unit development and to future developments by IronGate Developments Inc. - Public record: 8622-R28-202102862

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