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Decision CRTC 2000-669


Ottawa, 14 December 2000


Salter Street Films Limited (OBCI)
Across Canada – 200008898


14 August 2000 Public Hearing
National Capital Region




On 24 November 2000, the Commission approved a Category 2 specialty television service to be known as Wheels. The terms and conditions generally applicable to Category 2 services are set out in the public notice accompanying this and other decisions released today.


Conditions of licence


The licence, when issued, will expire 31 August 2007 and will be subject to the following conditions as well as to those set out in both Public Notice CRTC 2000-171 andin the licence to be issued.


Nature of service


a) The licensee shall provide a national English-language Category 2 specialty television service dedicated to all aspects of cars and other wheeled vehicles such as motorcycles and trucks, including ownership, racing, repairs and culture.


b) The programming must be drawn exclusively from the following categories, as set out in Schedule I to the Specialty Services Regulations, 1990:
2a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7c, 7d, 11, 12, 13 and 14.


c) No more than 15% of all programming broadcast during the broadcast week shall be drawn from category 7.




Broadcast day shall have the same meaning as that set out in section 2 of the Television Broadcasting Regulations, 1987.


Secretary General



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