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Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2005-58

  Ottawa, 10 June 2005
  The Commission has received the following applications. The deadline for submission of interventions/comments is 15 July 2005.
  Item Applicant and Locality


Newcap Inc., on behalf of CKVN Radiolink System Inc. (CHNR-FM)
Winnipeg, Manitoba


Newcap Inc. (CJYQ)
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador


Halifax, Nova Scotia


Radio Nord-Joli inc. (CFNJ-FM)
Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon and Saint-Zénon, Quebec


Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBXT)
Coronation, Alberta


CFCP Radio Ltd. (CFCP-FM)
Courtenay, British Columbia
1. Winnipeg, Manitoba
Application No. 2005-0166-0
Application by Newcap Inc. (Newcap), on behalf of CKVN Radiolink System Inc. (Radiolink) seeking authority to transfer the effective control of Radiolink to Newcap.
Radiolink is the licensee of the commercial radio station CHNR-FM Winnipeg, a licence awarded pursuant to Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2002-225 (Decision 2002-225) of 8 August 2002.
The application is for the transfer of 80.1% of Radiolink's shares to Newcap pursuant to a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) dated 22 January 2005. As part of a first closing, Newcap holds 19.9% of Radiolink's voting shares.
Further pursuant to the SPA, Radiolink will enter into a management consulting agreement with Mr. Lee Smith for a 3-year term and an annual compensation of $60,000.
Newcap and Radiolink also entered into a Management Agreement on 26 January 2005 which confers certain general management services for CHNR-FM to Newcap.
The value of the transaction is estimated by Newcap at $1,790,000. The applicant has committed to the same terms and conditions currently in place at CHNR-FM including fulfilling the Canadian Talent Development budget committed by Radiolink in Decision 2002-225.
Newcap is offering to contribute $108,241 in tangible benefits over a seven years period (representing 6% of the value of the transaction) to the development of Canadian talent, should the Commission approve its application.
The Commission is consequently inviting comments on this application, as well as on the potential effects that approval of this application would have on the broadcasting industry as a whole.
Applicant's address:

Newcap Inc.
c/o Mark S. Maheu
745 Windmill Road
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B3B 1C2
Fax: (902) 468-5661
E-Mail :
Examination of application:

3586 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

2. St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Application No. 2004-0871-7
  Application by Newcap Inc. to renew the licence of the radio programming undertaking CJYQ St. John's,expiring 31 August 2005.
  The Commission notes the apparent non-compliance of the licensee during the 2001-2005 period with the condition of licence set out in Addition of conditions to the licence for CJYQ, Decision CRTC 2000-399, dated 5 October 2000, that requires the licensee to produce and distribute during each broadcast week, eight hours of Newfoundland-based programming for broadcast on each of the stations acquired from Radio VOCM in the transaction approved in Transfer of the ownership and control of VOCM and VOCM-FM St. John's, and of five other radio stations in Newfoundland, Decision CRTC 2000-141, dated 4 May 2000.
  Licensee's address:

Newcap Inc.
745 Windmill Road
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B3B 1C2
Fax: (902) 468-5661
  Examination of application:

391 Kenmount Road
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

3. Halifax, Nova Scotia
Application No. 2005-0002-6
  Application by CKDU-FM Society to renew the licence of thecommunity-based campusradio programming undertaking CKDU-FM Halifax, expiring 31 August 2005.
  Licensee's address:

CKDU-FM Society
6136 University Avenue
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 4J2
Fax: (902) 494-5185
  Examination of application:

At the licensee's address

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

4. Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon and Saint-Zénon, Quebec
Application No. 2004-1524-1
  Application by Radio Nord-Joli inc. to renew the licence of the Type B community radio programming undertaking CFNJ-FM Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon and its transmitter CFNJ-FM-1 Saint-Zénon, expiring 31 August 2005.
  Licensee's address:

Radio Nord-Joli inc.
30 des Écoles Street
P.O. Box 120
St-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Quebec
J0K 2N0
Fax: (450) 835-3581
  Examination of application:

At the licensee's address

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

5. Coronation, Alberta
Application No. 2005-0479-7
  Application by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation to amend the licence of  television programming undertaking CBXT Edmonton, Alberta.
  The licensee proposes to amend the licence by changing the channel from 13 to 10 of its television transmitter in Coronation, approved in CBXT Edmonton - New transmitters in Coronation and Red Deer, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2005-97, dated 7 March 2005. The licensee also proposes tochange the authorized contours by increasing the average effective radiated power from 80,600 watts to 98,000 watts.
  Licensee's address:

181 Queen Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 1K9
Fax: (613) 288-6257
  Examination of application:

Post Office
4922 Windsor Avenue
Coronation, Alberta

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

6. Courtenay, British Columbia
Application No. 2004-1484-7
  Application by CFCP Radio Ltd. to renew the licence of the commercialradio programming undertaking CFCP-FM Courtenay, expiring 31 August 2005.
  Licensee's address:

1625a McPhee Avenue
Courtenay, British-Columbia
V9N 3A6
Fax: (250) 897-3500
  Examination of application:

At the licensee's address

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]


Public Participation


Deadline for Interventions/Comments


15 July 2005

  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:

by using the
Broadcasting Intervention/Comments Form

located below the description of each application within this public notice




by mail to
CRTC, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N2




by fax at
(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.
  The Commission advises those who file and serve by electronic mode to exercise caution when using e-mail for service of documents or notification, as it may be difficult to establish that service has occurred.
  Before initiating service through electronic mode, please ensure that you will be able to satisfy the Commission, upon request, that service of the notification was completed.
  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.
  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.
  All information submitted, including your email address, name and any other personal information as provided, will become part of the public record and can be viewed on the Commission's Web site.
  Documents sent in electronic format will be put on the Commission's Web site exactly as we received them, and in the official language and format in which they are sent. Documents not received electronically will be scanned and put on the Web site.
  Examination of Documents
  An electronic version of applications is available from the Commission's web site by selecting the application number within this notice.
  A list of all interventions/comments will also be available on the Commission's Web site. An electronic version of all interventions/comments submitted will be accessible from this list. To access the list, select "Lists of interventions/comments" under "Public Proceedings" from the Commission's Web site.
  Documents are also available during normal office hours 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 2 working days, at any other CRTC offices and documentation centres.
  Central Building
Les Terrasses de la Chaudière
1 Promenade du Portage, Room 206
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0N2
Tel: (819) 997-2429 - TDD: 994-0423
FAX: (819) 994-0218
  Metropolitan Place
99 Wyse Road, Suite 1410
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 4S5
Tel: (902) 426-7997 - TDD: 426-6997
FAX: (902) 426-2721
  205 Viger Avenue West
Suite 504
Montréal, Quebec H2Z 1G2
Tel: (514) 283-6607
  55 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 624
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1M2
Tel: (416) 952-9096
  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
  10405 Jasper Avenue, Suite 520
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4
Tel: (780) 495-3224
  530-580 Hornby Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3B6
Tel: (604) 666-2111 - TDD: 666-0778
FAX: (604) 666-8322
  Secretary General
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