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Ottawa, 7 August 1996
Decision CRTC 96-326
Westman Media Co-operative Ltd.
Dauphin, Manitoba - 951579200
Licence renewal
Following Public Notice CRTC 1996-25 dated 20 February 1996, the Commission renews the Class 2 licence held by Westman Media Co-operative Ltd., for the cable distribution undertaking serving Brandon, from 1 September 1996 to 31 August 2003.
The operation of this undertaking is regulated pursuant to Parts I, II and IV of the Cable Television Regulations, 1986 (the regulations) and the licence will be subject to the conditions in effect under the current licence, as well as to those conditions specified in this decision and in the licence to be issued.
In addition to the services required or authorized to be distributed pursuant to the applicable sections of the regulations, the licensee is authorized, by condition of licence, to continue to distribute, at its option, WXYZ-TV (ABC), WDIV (NBC) and WTVS (PBS) Detroit, Michigan, and WTOL-TV (CBS) Toledo, Ohio, received via satellite from CANCOM, as part of the basic service.
Consistent with Decision CRTC 91-37 dated 14 January 1991, the licensee is relieved, by condition of licence, of the requirement of subparagraph 16(2)(c)(i) of the regulations to distribute the programming service of a French-language AM or FM station owned and operated by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
It is a condition of licence that the licensee be relieved of the requirement of section 4 of the regulations to own and operate the amplifiers and the outside wiring portion of the subscriber drops.
This decision is to be appended to the licence.
Allan J. Darling
Secretary General

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