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Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2002-77

Ottawa, 28 March 2002

628802 B.C. Ltd.
British Columbia (Whistler and area) 

Application 2001-0875-5
Public Hearing in the National Capital Region
14 January 2002

Transfer of assets of the Category 2 specialty television service known as Tourist Channel


The Commission approves the application by 628802 B.C. Ltd. for authority to acquire the assets of the regional Category 2 English-language specialty television service known as Tourist Channel, and for a broadcasting licence to continue the operation of this undertaking.


In Tourist Channel, Decision CRTC 2000-693, 14 December 2000 (Decision 2000-693), the Commission authorized Tapley Enterprises Ltd., a company owned equally by three individuals, to operate the Tourist Channel to provide programming of interest to tourists visiting Whistler, British Columbia and surrounding areas. The proposed licensee is 100% owned and controlled by one of the three individuals, namely Donald Edward McQuaid.


The Commission received no interventions in connection with this application.


The Commission will issue a licence to the applicant expiring 31 August 2007. This expiry date is the same as that specified in Decision 2000-693. The new licence will also be subject to the same terms and conditions as those stipulated in that decision as well as those set out in the following public notices:

  • Introductory statement – Licensing of new digital pay and specialty services, Public Notice CRTC 2000-171, 14 December 2000; and
  • Introductory statement – Licensing of new digital pay and specialty services – corrected appendix 2, Public Notice CRTC 2000-171-1, 6 March 2001.

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:

The company was incorrectly identified in Decision 2000-693 as Tapley Ent. Ltd.

Date Modified: 2002-03-28

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