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Public Notice
CRTC 2001-94


See also:  2001-94-1

Ottawa, 17 August 2001


The Commission has received the following applications:




Télévision MBS Inc.(CFTF-TV) - Les Escoumins, Québec


Télé Inter-Rives Ltée (CIMT-TV) - Les Escoumins, Québec


CJRT-FM Inc. - Toronto, Ontario


Access Communications Co-Operative Limited - Regina, Estevan, Weburn and orkton, Saskatchewan


Les Escoumins, Quebec
Application No. 2001-0454-7


Application by TÉLÉVISION MBS INC. relating to television station CFTF-TV.


The licensee proposes to amend its licence in order to add a transmitter at Les Escoumins to offer the programming of CFTF-TV Rivière-du-Loup (an affiliate of the TQS network).


The transmitter will operate on channel33 with a transmitterpower of 50 watts.


The addition of the transmitter will enable the population of Les Escoumins to receive the programming of CFTF-TV.


Licensee's address:

Télévision MBS inc.
298 Armand-Thériault Boulevard
Suite 100
Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec
G5R 4C2
Fax: (418) 862-9752


Examination of application:

Town Office
2 Sirois Street
Les Escoumins, Quebec


Les Escoumins, Quebec
Application No. 2001-0455-5


Application by TÉLÉ INTER-RIVES LTÉE relating to television station CIMT-TV.


The licensee proposes to amend its licence in order to add a transmitter at Les Escoumins to offer the programming of CIMT-TV Rivière-du-Loup (an affiliate of the TVA network).


The transmitter will operate on channel13 with a transmitterpower of 10 watts.


The addition of the transmitter will enable the population of Les Escoumins to receive the programming of CIMT-TV.


Licensee's address:

Télé Inter-Rives Ltée
15 de la Chute Street
Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec
G5R 5B7
Fax: (418) 862-9752


Examination of application:

Town Office
2 Sirois Street
Les Escoumins, Quebec


Toronto, Ontario
Application No. 2001-0715-3


Application by CJRT-FM amend the licence of CJRT-FM.


The licensee proposes to broadcast predominantly Tamil-language programming, using a Subsidiary Communications Multiplex Operations (SCMO) channel. Programming broadcast using an SCMO is not accessible with standard radio equipment, and requires the use of a special receiver.


If the application is approved, CJRT-FM would then be authorized to provide a second Tamil-language SCMO service.


Licensee's address:

150 Mutual Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5B 2M1
Fax: 416-595-9413


Examination of application:

At the licensee's address


Regina, Estevan, Weyburn and Yorkton, Saskatchewan
Application Nos. 2001-0358-1, 2001-0340-9, 2001-0342-4, 2001-0341-6


Applications by ACCESS COMMUNICATIONS CO-OPERATIVE LIMITED to amend the licences of its cable systems serving the above-mentioned locations.


The licensee is requesting to be exempted, by condition of licence, of the requirement to implement simultaneous substitution requests in relation to the programming on U.S. superstations.


Access believes that the costs associated with substituting the analogue signals of Canadian television stations for digitally distributed U.S. superstations significantly outweighs the benefit that would be obtained by the Canadian broadcasting system.


Licensee's address:

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


Examination of applications:

At the licensee's address


2250 Park Street
Regina, Saskatchewan


22 - 6th Avenue N.
Yorkton, Saskatchewan


1229 - 4th Street
Estevan, Saskatchewan


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





21 September 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

Date Modified: 2001-08-17

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