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Decision CRTC 2001-466

Ottawa, 7 August 2001

Manitoba Jockey Club Inc.
Winnipeg, Manitoba 2000-2319-3 

Application processed by Public Notice CRTC 2001-49 dated 8 May 2001

Licence renewal


The Commission renews the broadcasting licence for the satellite to cable programming undertaking serving Winnipeg, from 1 September 2001 to 31 August 2008, subject to the conditions specified in this decision and in the licence to be issued.

Conditions of licence


By conditions of licence:

· the licensee must distribute programming consisting solely of horse racing or features related to horse racing, originating from Assiniboia Downs and from horse race tracks elsewhere in Canada and in the United States;

· not less than 70% of the programming distributed by this undertaking on a yearly basis must be Canadian;

· the licensee must comply with subsections 5(1), 5(1.1), 10(5) and 10(6), as well as sections 12, 13, and 14 of the Television Broadcasting Regulations, 1987;

· the licensee is prohibited from carrying advertising material. In this regard, the Commission notes that the display of corporate logos and trademarks as well as scrolling visual or aural messages promoting goods or services available at Assiniboia Downs or at other horserace tracks whether in Canada or elsewhere, are considered to be advertising material;

· the licensee must absorb any costs incurred by cable licensees related to the carriage of this service; and

· the licensee must adhere to the guidelines on gender portrayal set out in the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' (CAB) Sex-Role Portrayal Code for Television and Radio Programming, as amended from time to time and approved by the Commission.

Other matters


The Commission reminds the licensee that any Manitoba cable television licensee wishing to carry this service must have prior written approval to do so from the Commission.


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.

Related CRTC document

· Public Notice 1992-59 - Implementation of an employment equity policy

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: 2001-08-07

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