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Ottawa, 20 December 1996
Decision CRTC 96-819
Country Broadcasting Corp.
Black Creek, British Columbia - 951876200
Licence renewal
Following Public Notice CRTC 1996-144 dated 4 November 1996 and Decision CRTC 96-588 dated 30 August 1996, the Commission renews the licence held by Country Broadcasting Corp., for the radiocommunication distribution undertaking serving Black Creek from 1 January 1997 to 31 August 2003, subject to the conditions in effect under the current licence, as well as to those conditions specified in the licence to be issued.
The licensee is authorized to continue to distribute, in encrypted mode, the following programming services:
CKVU-TV (IND) Vancouver
CBUT-1 (CBC) Courtenay
KIRO-TV (IND) Seattle, Washington
KOMO-TV (ABC) Seattle, Washington
KING-TV (NBC) Seattle, Washington
KCTS-TV (PBS) Seattle, Washington
KCPQ-TV (FOX) Tacoma, Washington
KVOS-TV (IND) Bellingham, Washington
WTBS Atlanta, Georgia
The Sports Network (TSN)
Allarcom Pay Television Limited (SuperChannel)
The Nashville Network (TNN)
YTV Canada, Inc. (YTV)
Open Learning Agency (Knowledge Network)
The licensee is authorized to distribute these services on channels 16, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 38, 40, 46, 56, 60, 62 and 67, each with a transmitter power of 20 watts, as certified by the Department of Industry.
In Public Notice CRTC 1992-59 dated 1 September 1992 and entitled "Implementation of an Employment Equity Policy", the Commission announced that the employment equity practices of broadcasters would be subject to examination by the Commission. In this regard, the Commission encourages the licensee to consider employment equity issues in its hiring practices and in all other aspects of its management of human resources.
This decision is to be appended to the licence.
Allan J. Darling
Secretary General

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