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Decision CRTC 2001-458-13

See also: 2001-458, 2001-458-1, 2001-458-2, 2001-458-3, 2001-458-4, 2001-458-5, 2001-458-6, 2001-458-7, 2001-458-8, 2001-458-9, 2001-458-10, 2001-458-11, 2001-458-12, 2001-458-14

Ottawa, 2 August 2001

Global Communications Limited
Kelowna, British Columbia 2000-2282-2

17 April 2001 Public Hearing
National Capital Region

Licence renewal for CHBC-TV


The Commission renews the licence for CHBC-TV Kelowna and its transmitters CHBC-TV-1 Penticton, CHBC-TV-2 Vernon, CHBC-TV-3 Oliver, CHBC-TV-4 Salmon Arm, CHBC-TV-5 Enderby, CHBC-TV-6 Celista, CHBC-TV-7 Skaha Lake, CHBC-TV-8 Canoe, CHBC-TV-9 Apex Mountain and CHRP-TV-2 Revelstoke. The licence will be subject to the terms, conditions of licence, commitments and expectations set out below, as well as to those contained in Decision CRTC 2001-458.



The licence will be in effect from 1 September 2001 to 31 August 2008.


The Commission notes that this licensee is subject to the Employment Equity Act and therefore files reports concerning employment equity with Human Resources Development Canada.

Condition of licence


The licensee shall operate this broadcasting undertaking as an affiliate of the English-language television network operated by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.



As indicated above, CHBC-TV operates as an affiliate of the CBC television network. As discussed in Decision CRTC 2001-458, and in line with the level of captioned programming currently required of the CBC, the Commission expects the licensee to provide captioning for at least 90% of all programming aired during the broadcast day, including 100% of all category 1 - News programming.



The Commission notes the licensee's commitment to broadcast on CHBC-TV a minimum level of local programming of 18.5 hours in each broadcast week.

Secretary General

This decision is to be appended to the licence. It is available in alternative format upon request, and may also be examined at the following Internet site:

Date Modified: 2001-08-02

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