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Decision CRTC 2001-188


Ottawa, 27 March 2001


Streatch Communications Incorporated
Dean, Chaplin, Upper Musquodoboit, 
Centre Musquodoboit and Elmsvale, Nova Scotia


26 February 2001 Public Hearing
National Capital Region


Acquisition of assets

1. 9;

The Commission approves the application by Streatch Communications Incorporated for authority to acquire the assets of the cable distribution undertaking serving the above-noted localities, from Stephen K. Streatch, doing business under the name SCI Cablevision, and for a broadcasting licence to continue the operation of this undertaking.

2. 9;

The Commission will issue a Class 3 licence to Streatch Communications Incorporated, expiring 31 August 2006, upon surrender of the current licence. The operation of this undertaking will be regulated pursuant to the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations. The licence will be subject to the condition specified in this decision and to any other condition that may be specified in the licence to be issued.

3. 9;

The signals that the licensee is authorized to distribute may be received by direct reception, or from any Canadian broadcasting distribution undertaking (licensed or exempted) which is authorized to provide signals to other distributors.

4. 9;

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.

5. 9;

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 (Public Notice 1992-59).

6. 9;

The Commission also notes that this transaction was effected in order to facilitate the takeover of Mr. Streatch's cable distribution undertaking by Midmusq Communications Inc. (Decision CRTC 2001-189 issued today).


Secretary General


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