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Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2002-303

Ottawa, 10 October 2002

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Toronto, Kapuskasing, Kearns, North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury and Timmins, Ontario

Application 2002-0539-5
Public Notice CRTC 2002-50
28 August 2002

CBLT Toronto - New transmitters


The Commission approves the application by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) to amend the broadcasting licence for the television station CBLT Toronto in order to operate transmitters in Kapuskasing, Kearns, North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury and Timmins.


No interventions were filed in connection with this application.


The transmitters are currently owned and operated by CTV Television Inc. (CTV) as CBC affiliated stations. Following negotiations with CTV, the CBC has agreed to purchase the transmitters in order to provide the full CBC English-language television network service to the communities noted above. Residents of these communities will continue to receive CTV's original local programs on CTV owned-and-operated affiliated stations.


The CBC indicated that the transmitters will operate at the same technical parameters, as presently authorized, which are as follows:

Call sign


Effective radiated power

CFCL-TV-3 Kapuskasing


984 watts

CFCL-TV-2 Kearns


38,500 watts

CHNB-TV North Bay


60,800 watts

CJIC-TV Sault Ste. Marie


37,900 watts

CKNC-TV Sudbury


115,500 watts

CFCL-TV Timmins


100,000 watts


CTV has agreed to surrender its licences for the television stations and rebroadcasters specified above.

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: 2002-10-10

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