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Decision CRTC 2001-311


Ottawa, 4 June 2001


Frank Rogers, on behalf of a company to be incorporated
Across Canada 2001-0003-2


17 April 2001 Public Hearing
National Capital Region


The High School Television Network


The Commission approves a Category 2 specialty television service to be known as the High School Television Network. The terms and conditions generally applicable to Category 2 services are set out in Public Notice CRTC 2000-171-1.


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 terms and conditions set out in Public Notice CRTC 2000-171-1, and in the licence to be issued.


Nature of service


a) The licensee shall provide a national English-language Category 2 specialty television service devoted to the lifestyles of high school students across Canada. Programming will focus on high school sports (non-professional), drama, music, concerts within the school system, talk and panel shows and news coverage of events pertaining to or affecting the student population. High School Television Network will also provide a medium to broadcast student films or videos completed as a class project or ventures on their own.


b) The programming must be drawn exclusively from the following categories, as set out in Schedule I to the Specialty Services Regulations, 1990: 1, 2(a), 2(b), 3, 4, 5(a), 5(b), 6(b), 7(a), 7(b), 7(c), 7(d), 7(f), 7(g), 8(a), 8(c), 9, 11, 13 and 14.




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


Related CRTC documents

  • Public Notice 2000-171-1 - Introductory statement - Licensing of new digital pay and specialty services - Corrected Appendix 2
  • Public Notice 2000-171 - Introductory statement - Licensing of new digital pay and specialty services
  • Public Notice 2000-6 - Licensing framework policy for new digital pay and specialty services

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:


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