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    Ottawa, 12 August 1999

    Decision CRTC 99-211

    Pulse 24 Inc.

    Across Canada - 199906377

    Application processed by
    Public Notice CRTC 1999-91
    dated 21 May 1999

    Licence amendment for Pulse 24

    1.  The Commission approves the application by Pulse 24 Inc. for the national English-language specialty programming undertaking Pulse 24, to amend the condition of licence relating to advertising material by adding the following subsection thereto:

     3.(d) In addition to the twelve minutes of advertising material referred to in subsection (a), the licensee may broadcast partisan political advertising during an election period.

    2.  The Specialty Services Regulations, 1990 do not specify a maximum hourly amount of advertising material that licensees of specialty services may broadcast. Instead, advertising limits for such licensees are regulated by condition of licence. The addition of the above-noted subsection will give the licensee the flexibility, during Canadian election periods, to exclude partisan political advertising from the calculation of the amount of advertising that it broadcasts.

    This decision is to be appended to the licence. It is available in alternative format upon request, and may also be viewed at the following Internet site:

    Secretary General

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