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Ottawa, 24 August 1999
Decision CRTC 99-314
Fabrique de la Paroisse Saint-Sauveur de Shawinigan-Sud
Shawinigan-Sud, Quebec - 199901583
Application processed by
Public Notice CRTC 1999-100
dated 21 June 1999
Licence renewal for VF8001
1.  The Commission renews the broadcasting licence for the religious French-language FM radio programming undertaking VF8001 Shawinigan-Sud from 1 September 1999 to 31 August 2006, subject to the conditions specified in this decision and in the licence to be issued.
2.  The licensee broadcasts 30 hours of local programming per broadcast week. The undertaking provides live broadcasts of masses, marriages, funerals, baptisms and other such religious ceremonies.
3.  It is a condition of licence that the programming consist solely of religious services, with the exception of programs or program segments produced by the licensee for the purpose of ensuring balance on matters of public concern. Such programs or program segments must also adhere to guidelines (i) to (iv) contained in section III.B.2a) of Public Notice CRTC 1993-78.
4.  The Commission emphasizes that the licensee shall not broadcast the programming of any other programming undertaking, and that the programming broadcast by the applicant must meet the needs of the community it serves.
5.  It is a condition of licence that the licensee adhere to the guidelines on ethics for religious programming set out in section IV of Public Notice CRTC 1993-78 regarding tolerance, integrity, social responsibility and solicitation of funds.
6.  It is a condition of licence that the licensee not broadcast advertising material.
Related CRTC document
·  Public Notice 1993-78 - Religious Broadcasting Policy
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