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Decision CRTC 2001-16


Ottawa, 18 January 2001


CJMR 1320 Radio Limited
Oakville, Ontario 1999-1601-1


Application processed by Public Notice CRTC 2000-112 dated 4 August 2000


Licence renewal for ethnic radio station CJMR


The Commission renews the broadcasting licence for CJMR Oakville, from 1 March 2001 to 31 August 2007, subject to the conditions specified in this decision and in the licence to be issued, as also set out in Public Notice CRTC 1999-137.


The Commission is satisfied with the initiatives proposed by the licensee to reflect local issues and concerns over the new licence term.


The licensee will continue to participate in the Canadian talent development plan established by the Canadian Association of Broadcasters. In addition, the licensee will contribute $3,000 per year for three years to establish a catalogue of Canadian ethnic recordings. This contribution reflects the commitment made by the Ontario arm of the Canadian Association of Ethnic Broadcasters and its member radio stations, as set out in Public Notice 1999-117. A condition of licence in this regard is set out below.


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 (PN 1992-59).


Conditions of licence


By condition of licence, the licensee must:

  • provide programming directed to a minimum of 11 cultural groups in a minimum of 15 different languages;
  • limit the broadcast of brokered ethnic programming to a maximum of 62% of the broadcast week; and
  • contribute $3,000 each year for three years to establish a catalogue of Canadian ethnic recordings.

Related CRTC documents

  • Decision 2000-293 - Administrative renewal
  • Public Notice 1999-137 - New licence form for commercial radio stations
  • Public Notice 1999-117 - Ethnic broadcasting policy
  • Public Notice 1992-59 - Implementation of an employment equity policy

Secretary General


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