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Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2006-246

  Ottawa, 13 June 2006
  Chimnissing Communications
Christian Island, Ontario
  Application 2005-1517-4
Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2006-31
15 March 2006

CKUN-FM Christian Island - Licence renewal


The Commission renews the broadcasting licence for the English- and Native-language Type B native FM radio programming undertaking CKUN-FM Christian Island, from 1 September 2006 to 31 August 2013.


The Commission received one intervention in support of this application.


The Commission notes that the station will continue to broadcast 56 hours per week of local programming, of which approximately 2.5% will be in the Ojibway language. The station will continue to cover community events in Christian Island and will broadcast news from a native perspective.


The licence will be subject to the conditions specified therein as well as to the following conditions:
  •  The licensee shall broadcast no more than an average of 4 minutes of advertising per hour per day, with a maximum of 6 minutes in any given hour, in accordance with Native Broadcasting Policy, Public Notice CRTC 1990-89, 20 September 1990.
  • The licensee shall adhere to the guidelines on gender portrayal set out in the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' (CAB) Sex-role portrayal code for television and radio programming, as amended from time to time and approved by the Commission.
  • The licensee shall adhere to the provisions of the CAB's Broadcast code for advertising to children, as amended from time to time and approved by the Commission.
  Secretary General
  This decision is to be appended to the licence. It is available in alternative format upon request, and may also be examined in PDF format or in HTML at the following Internet site: 

Date Modified: 2006-06-13

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