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Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2005-99

  Ottawa, 28 October 2005
  The Commission has received the following applications. The deadline for submission of interventions/comments is 2 December 2005.
  Item Applicant and Locality


Wild TV Inc.
Across Canada


Radio CJFP (1986) ltée (CIEL-FM)
Edmundston, New Brunswick


CJRN 710 Inc. (CJRN)
Niagara Falls, Ontario


788813 Ontario Inc. (CFLZ-FM)
Niagara Falls, Ontario


3077457 Nova Scotia Limited
(Jack McGaw and Robert Staples)
Ottawa, Ontario


Standard Radio Inc. (CFBR-FM)
Edmonton, Alberta
1. Across Canada
Application No. 2005-0620-7
  Application by Wild TV Inc. to amend the licence of the national Category 2 specialty programming undertaking known as WILD TV.
  The licensee proposes to make the above-noted service available for distribution in high definition format. The programming would be the same as the analog version of the service.
  In The regulatory framework for the distribution of digital television signals, Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2003-61, dated 11 November 2003, the Commission stated the following in paragraph 67:

The Commission will permit the licensee of a Canadian pay or specialty service to make available for distribution an upgraded version of the service, provided that not less than 95% of the video and audio components of the upgraded and analog versions of the service are the same, exclusive of the commercial messages and of any part of the service carried on a subsidiary signal. The Commission will authorize such an upgraded version by means of an amendment to the licence of the corresponding analog service.

  Licensee's address:

5400-50 Street
Stony Plain, Alberta
T7Z 1B7
Fax: (403) 770-0542
  Examination of application:

At the licensee's address

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

2. Edmundston, New Brunswick
Application No. 2005-0818-7
  Application by Radio CJFP (1986) ltée to amend the licence of radio programming undertaking CIEL-FM Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec.
  The licensee proposes to add an FM transmitter atEdmundstonto broadcast the programming of CIEL-FM in order to adequately serve the population of Edmundston.
  The transmitter would operate on frequency 97.3 MHz (channel 247LP) with an average effective radiated power of 1.4 watt (maximum effective radiated power of 6.5 watts/antenna height of 163 metres).
  The licensee notes that CIEL-FM Rivière-du-Loup already covers that area and that adding a transmitter will improve the signal to the population of Edmundston.
  Licensee's address:

64 Hôtel de Ville Street
Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec
G5R 1L5
Fax: (418) 862-7704
  Examination of application:

At the licensee's address, and

City Hall
Edmundston, New Brunswick

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

3. Niagara Falls, Ontario
Application No. 2004-0777-7
  Application by CJRN 710 Inc. to renew the licence of the tourist information radio programming undertaking CJRN Niagara Falls, expiring 28 February 2006.
  Licensee's address:

4668 St. Clair Avenue
P.O. Box 710
Niagara Falls, Ontario
L2E 6X7
Fax: (905) 356-0644
  Examination of application:

At the licensee's address

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

4. Niagara Falls, Ontario
Application No. 2004-0778-5
  Application by 788813 Ontario Inc. to renew the licence of the commercial radio programming undertaking CFLZ-FM Niagara Falls, expiring 28 February 2006.
  Licensee's address:

4668 St. Clair Avenue
P.O. Box 412
Niagara Falls, Ontario
L2E 6T8
Fax: (905) 356-0644
  Examination of application:

At the licensee's address

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

5. Ottawa, Ontario
Application No. 2005-0833-5
  Application by 3077457 Nova Scotia Limited (corporation equally controlled by Jack McGaw and Robert Staples)for the use of frequency 104.7 MHz (channel 284LP) with an effective radiated power of 18 watts (non-directional antenna/antenna height 115 metres) for the operation of the tourist information FM radio programming undertaking approved in Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2005-256 (Decision 2005-256) Low-power English-language tourist information service in Ottawa, 23 June 2005.
  The present application is filed in response to Decision 2005-256 in which the Commission stated that it would only issue a licence to 3077457 Nova Scotia Limited if it submitted an application proposing the use of another FM frequency that is acceptable to both the Commission and the Department of Industry.
  Applicant's address:

170 Thompson Run
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B4B 1T7
Fax: (902) 832-5586
  Examination of application:

Gowling Lafleur Henderson
Suite 2600
160 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

6. Edmonton, Alberta
Application No. 2005-0708-0
  Application by Standard Radio Inc. relating to the licence of  radio programming undertaking CFBR-FM Edmonton.
  The licensee proposes to change the authorized contours by increasing the average effective radiated power from 64,000 watts to an effective radiated power of 100,000 watts, by increasing the antenna height and by relocating the transmitter.
  Licensee's address:

2 St. Clair Avenue West
Toronto, Ontario
M4V 1N6
Fax: (416) 922-9999
  Examination of application:

100-18520 Stony Plain Road
Edmonton, Alberta

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]


Public Participation


Deadline for Interventions/Comments


2 December 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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