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Public Notice
CRTC 2001-18


Ottawa, 5 February 2001


The Commission has received the following applications:


Regina, Estevan, Weyburn and Yorkton, Saskatchewan
Applications Nos. 2000-1967-1, 2000-2061-0, 2000-1968-9, 2000-2062-8, 2000-1969-7, 2000-2063-6, 2000-1970-5, 2000-2064-4


Applications relating to:


Access Communications Co-operative Limited
2250 Park Street
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4N 7K7
Fax: (306) 565-5395


The licensee is requesting for its Class 1 and Class 2 systems authority:


a) to distribute a second set of 4+1 U.S. network signals which will be selected from the List of Part 3 Eligible Satellite Services; 4+1 means four (4) U.S. commercial network signals (CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX) and one (1) U.S. non-commercial network signal (PBS); and


b) to distribute any of the Canadian signals included on the List of Part 3 Eligible Satellite Services. These Canadian stations are those which can presently be distributed by Class 3 cable systems.


The licensee has stated in its applications that these services would be offered on a discretionary basis and as part of their digital service offering.


The licensee has also stated that it would accept a provision of approval similar to the provision set out in Decision CRTC 2000-437.


Examination of applications:


At the licensee's address


22 - 6th Avenue North
Yorkton, Saskatchewan


1229 - 4th Street
Estevan, Saskatchewan


120 - 10th Avenue S.E.
Weyburn, Saskatchewan


MacGregor, Manitoba; Assiniboia, Bengough, Lafleche, Rockglen, White City and Central Butte, Saskatchewan; Pincher Creek, Cowley and Lundbrek, Bruderheim and Lamont, Redwater, Alberta; Fairmont Hot Springs and Columere Park, Charlie Lake, Radium, Edgewater, Invermere, Athalmer and Windermere, Canal Flats, Lion's Bay, Nanoose Bay and Yahk, British Columbia
Applications Nos. 2000-2190-8, 2000-2191-5, 2000-2192-3, 2000-2193-1, 2000-2194-9, 2000-2195-7, 2000-2196-5, 2000-2179-1, 2000-2180-9, 2000-2181-6, 2000-2182-4, 2000-2161-8, 2000-2183-2, 2000-2184-0, 2000-2185-8, 2000-2186-6, 2000-2187-4, 2000-2188-2, 2000-2189-0


Applications relating to:


Shaw Cablesystems Company
Shaw Cablesystems (SMB) Ltd.
Prairie Co-Ax TV Ltd.
Access Communications Co-operative Limited
c/o Shaw Communications Inc.
Canadian Pacific Tower
100 Wellington Street W.
Suite 2140
P.O. Box 274
Toronto, Ontario
M5K 1J5
Fax: 416-642-7415


The licensee is requesting for its Class 3 systems authority to distribute a second set of 4+1 U.S. network signals which will be selected from the List of Part 3 Eligible Satellite Services; 4+1 means four (4) U.S. commercial network signals (CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX) and one (1) U.S. non-commercial network signal (PBS).


The licensee has stated in its applications that these services would be offered on a discretionary basis and as part of their digital service offering.


Examination of applications:


For MacGregor:


Portage Community Cablevision Ltd.
25 First Avenue S.W.
Portage La Prairie, Manitoba


Town Office
131 Third Avenue West
Assiniboia, Saskatchewan


Town Office
131 First Avenue West
Bengough, Saskatchewan


Town Office
35 Second Avenue East
Lafleche, Saskatchewan


Town Office
1013 Centre Street
Rockglen, Saskatchewan


Town Office
Main Street
Central Butte, Saskatchewan


For Pincher Creek, Cowley and Lundbreck:
Shaw Cable
202 - 1232 - 3 Avenue South
Lethbridge, Alberta


For Bruderheim and Lamont:
Lambert & Sons
4801 Queen Street
Bruderheim, Alberta
Koroluk Hardware Ltd.
5122 - 50 Avenue
Lamont, Alberta


Hunchaks Electronics Ltd.
4931 - 49th Street
Redwater, Alberta


For Fairmont Hot Springs and Columere Park:
Fairmont Grocery Store
Hot Springs Road
Fairmont, British Columbia


Hot Springs Resort
Golf Course Road
Radium, British Columbia


For Invermere, Althamer and Windermere:
1231 - 7th Avenue
Invermere, British Columbia


V & S Foods
Granger Street
Canal Flats, British Columbia


For Lion's Bay:
Shaw Communications
1471 Pemberton Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia


Nanoose Bay Credit Union
2443 Collins Crescent
Nanoose Bay, British Columbia




12 March 2001


The intervention must be received by the CRTC and by the applicant ON OR BEFORE the above-mentioned date. The Commission cannot be held responsible for postal delays.


Your intervention will be considered by the Commission, and will form part of the public record of the proceeding without further notification to you, provided the procedure set out below has been followed. You will be contacted only if your submission raises procedural questions.


Submit your written intervention to the Secretary General of the Commission in ONLY ONE of the following formats:


CRTC, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0N2


Secretary General - (819) 994-0218




A true copy MUST be sent to the applicant and proof that this has been done must accompany the intervention sent to the Commission.


Where the intervention is filed by electronic means, the line ***End of document*** should be entered following the last paragraph of the document, as an indication that the document has not been damaged during electronic transmission.


Please note, that only the documents (applications and interventions) electronically filed will be available on the Commission's web site. You will be able to access these documents by indicating the public notice or the notice of public hearing number.


Each paragraph of the document should be numbered.


Your intervention should clearly identify the application and indicate whether you support or oppose the application, or if you propose changes to it, include the facts and grounds for your proposal.


In the event that the application is brought to the oral phase of the hearing, and if you wish to appear, you must provide reasons why your written comments are not sufficient and why an appearance is necessary.


In exceptional circumstances, the Commission may allow an intervenor to present its intervention by teleconference. At the time of filing its intervention, the intervenor must clearly indicate why the Commission should grant such a request.




Documents are available at the local address provided in this notice and at the Commission offices and documentation centres directly involved with these applications or, upon request, within 48 hours, at any other CRTC offices and documentation centres.


Central Building
Les Terrasses de la Chaudière
1 Promenade du Portage, Room G-5
Hull, Quebec K1A 0N2
Tel: (819) 997-2429 - TDD: 994-0423
FAX: (819) 994-0218





Bank of Commerce Building
1809 Barrington Street, Suite 1007
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3K8
Tel: (902) 426-7997 - TDD: 426-6997
FAX: (902) 426-2721


405 de Maisonneuve Blvd. East
2nd Floor, Suite B2300
Montréal, Quebec H2L 4J5
Tel: (514) 283-6607 - TDD: 283-8316
FAX: (514) 283-3689


55 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 624
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1M2
Tel: (416) 952-9096
FAX: (416) 954-6343


Kensington Building
275 Portage Avenue, Suite 1810
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2B3
Tel: (204) 983-6306 - TDD: 983-8274
FAX: (204) 983-6317


Cornwall Professional Building
2125 - 11th Avenue, Room 103
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3X3
Tel: (306) 780-3422
FAX: (306) 780-3319


10405 Jasper Avenue, Suite 520
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4
Tel: (780) 495-3224
FAX: (780) 495-3214


530-580 Hornby Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3B6
Tel: (604) 666-2111 - TDD: 666-0778
FAX: (604) 666-8322


This document is available in alternative format upon request and may also be examined at the following Internet site:


Secretary General


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