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 Public Notice

 See also: 1998-112

Ottawa, 30 October 1998

 Public Notice CRTC 1998-112-1
 Further to its Public Notice 1998-112 dated 23 October 1998, the Commission announces the following:
 Item 1
Applications (199806106, 199806098) by CTEQ TÉLÉVISION INC. (CTEQ):
a)  for authority to effect an ownership change in 2922045 Canada inc., CTEQ's controlling entity, through the transfer of 50% of the issued and outstanding voting shares from Marie Griffith to CF Television Inc. It should be noted that according to Commission's record, based on the information available when the Commission issued Decision CRTC 95-569 on 18 August 1995, CTEQ is owned 40% by 2927551 Canada inc. and 60% by 2922045 Canada inc. Following the transaction, if approved, WIC Television Ltd., CF Television Inc.'s parent company, will have indirect ownership interest in three television stations (CJNT-TV, Télévision Quatre Saisons and CFCF-TV (CF-12)) in Montréal;
b)  to amend the current conditions of licence and Promise of Performance of CJNT-TV Montréal, by reducing the level of ethnic programming from 100% to 60%. The remaining 40% will be non-Canadian, non-ethnic English-language programming;
c)  to amend CJNT-TV's current broadcast day to 6:00 a.m. to midnight and to have conditions of licence similar to what is currently imposed on CFMT-TV, the ethnic station in Toronto, relating to programming, as follows:
(  that the station devote to the broadcasting of ethnic programs:
i)  not less than 50% of the total number of hours broadcast monthly between 6:00 p.m. and midnight; and
ii)  not less than 75% of the total number of hours broadcast annually between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
(  that the station devote to the broadcasting of Canadian programs:
i)  not less than 50% of the total number of hours broadcast annually between 6:00 a.m. and midnight; and
ii)  not less than 40% of the total number of hours broadcast annually between 6:00 p.m. and midnight.
(  that the station devote to the broadcasting of non-Canadian, non-ethnic programs:
i)  not more than 40% of the total number of hours broadcast annually between 6:00 a.m. and midnight; and
ii)  not more than 50% of the total number of hours broadcast annually between 6:00 p.m. and midnight.
d)  to be relieved from the existing condition restricting the distribution of films and/or feature length films which are not in a foreign language, except when French or English is indigenous to the country of origin.
 Examination of applications:

 CTEQ Télévision inc.
 405 Ogilvy Avenue
 Montréal, Quebec
 H3N 1M4
 9525 Christophe-Colomb Avenue
 Suite 300
 Montréal, Quebec
-  submit your original written intervention to the Secretary General of the Commission (CRTC, Ottawa, K1A 0N2). A true copy MUST be sent to the applicant and proof that this has been done must accompany the original intervention sent to the Commission;
 Please note that you may also file your interventions by Electronic Mail
-  the intervention may be filed with the Commission by electronic mail at the following e-mail address: and should indicate if a true copy has been sent to the applicant. Each paragraph of the document should be numbered. In addition, as an indication that the document has not been damaged during electronic transmission, the line ***End of document*** should be entered following the last paragraph of each document. However, your intervention and the proof of service to the applicant will also have to be filed in hard copy;
-  please note, that only the documents (applications and interventions) electronically filed will be available on the Commission's web site. You will be able to access these documents by indicating the public notice or the notice of public hearing number;
-  the intervention must be received by the CRTC and by the applicant ON OR BEFORE the deadline date indicated below. The Commission cannot be held responsible for postal delays;
-  your intervention should clearly identify the application and indicate whether you support or oppose the application, or if you propose changes to it, include the facts and grounds therefor. In the event that the application is brought to the oral phase of the hearing it would be helpful to the Commission if you provide reasons why your written comments are not sufficient and an appearance is necessary;
 Your intervention will be considered by the Commission, and will form part of the public record of the proceeding without further notification to you, provided the procedure set out above has been followed. You will be contacted only if your submission raises procedural questions.
 27 November 1998
 Documents are available:
°  at the local address provided in this notice; and
°  at the following Commission offices:
 Central Building
 Les Terrasses de la Chaudière
 1 Promenade du Portage, Room 201
 Hull, Quebec K1A 0N2
 Tels: (819) 997-2429 - TDD 994-0423
 Telecopier: (819) 994-0218
 Place Montréal Trust
 1800 McGill College Avenue
 Suite 1920
 Montréal, Quebec H3A 3J6
 Tels: (514) 283-6607 - TDD 283-8316
 Telecopier: (514) 283-3689
 Other CRTC regional offices and documentation centre will also make documents available upon request by interested parties (normal delay: 48 hours).
 This document is available in alternative format upon request.
 Secretary General

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