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Decision CRTC 99-375

Ottawa, 30 August 1999

Coopérative Radio Restigouche ltée
Balmoral and Dalhousie, New Brunswick – 199902771

Application processed by Public Notice CRTC 1999-100 dated 21 June 1999

Licence renewal for CIMS-FM and its transmitter CIMS-FM-1

1. The Commission renews the licence for Type A community radio programming undertaking CIMS-FM Balmoral and its transmitter CIMS-FM-1 Dalhousie, from 1 September 1999 to 31 August 2003, subject to the conditions specified in this decision and in the licence to be issued.

2. The four-year term granted herein will enable the Commission to consider at an earlier date the licensee’s compliance with section 8 of the Radio Regulations, 1986 regarding logger tapes.

3. The licensee submitted incomplete logger tapes for the programming broadcast over CIMS-FM during the week of 26 October to 1 November 1997. The Commission notes that the licensee has since taken corrective action.

4. It is a condition of licence that the station broadcast a minimum of 4% Category 3 music (Traditional and Special Interest) as a percentage of overall music programming.

5. 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. It considers that community radio stations should be particularly sensitive to this issue in order to reflect fully the communities they serve. It encourages the licensee to consider employment equity issues in its hiring practices and in all other aspects of its management of human resources.

Related CRTC documents

• Public Notice 1992-38Policies for community and campus radio

• Public Notice 1999-75A proposed policy for community radio

Secretary General

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