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Ottawa, 28 October 1999
Decision CRTC 99-483
Wakeham Bay Cooperative Association
Kangirsujuaq, Quebec - 199906757
16 August 1999 Public Hearing
National Capital Region
New cable distribution undertaking
1. The Commission approves the application by Wakeham Bay CoOperative Association for a licence to carry on a cable distribution undertaking to serve Kangirsujuaq and will issue, subject to the requirements of this decision, a Class 3 licence expiring 31 August 2006.
2. The operation of this undertaking will be regulated pursuant to Parts 1 and 3 of the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations and the licence will be subject to the conditions specified in this decision and in the licence to be issued.
3. The licensee may receive any authorized signals over the air, or from any licensed or exempted Canadian broadcasting distribution undertaking authorized to provide signals to other broadcasting distribution undertakings.
4. Although the Commission does not regulate the rates of Class 3 undertakings, it notes that the applicant has proposed a basic monthly subscriber fee of $50.00.
5. It is a condition of licence that, for community programming and any other programming of a service that it originates, the licensee adhere to the guidelines on the depiction of violence in television programming set out in the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' Voluntary Code Regarding Violence in Television Programming, as amended from time to time and approved by the Commission.
6. 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.
7. The licence will only be issued and effective when the undertaking is ready to begin operation. When the licensee has completed construction and is prepared to commence operation, it must advise the Commission in writing. If the undertaking is not constructed and ready to operate within 12 months of today's date, extensions to this time frame may be granted provided that the licensee applies in writing to the Commission before the 12-month period or any extension of that period expires.
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