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Decision CRTC 2000-228
Ottawa, 6 July 2000
Ontv Limited
Hamilton, Ontario
Public Notice CRTC
dated 23 December 1999 and
Public Notice CRTC 1999-206-1
dated 24 March 2000
Licence amendment for CHCH-TV Hamilton


The Commission hereby amends the licence for the television programming undertaking noted above by deleting the condition relating to expenditure and exhibition requirements for Canadian programming set out in Decision CRTC 95-101, and adding the following conditions of licence:
a) Effective 1 September 2000, the licensee shall broadcast, at a minimum, in each broadcast year, an average of 8 hours per week of Canadian programs in the priority program categories between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m.
For the purpose of this condition, the priority program categories are as follows: Canadian drama programs (category 7); Canadian music and dance (category 8a) and variety programs (category 9); ·Canadian long-form documentaries (category 2b); Canadian regionally-produced programs in all categories other than News and information (categories 1, 2 and 3) and Sports (category 6); Canadian entertainment magazine programs.
b) For the purpose of fulfilling the above-noted condition, the licensee may claim the new dramatic programming credit set out in Public Notice CRTC 1999-205, as may be amended from time to time.
As of 1 September 2000, the licensee is no longer entitled to claim the dramatic programming credit set out in the appendix to Public Notice CRTC 1984-94 and appendices I and II to Public Notice CRTC 2000-42.
Secretary General

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