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Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2006-605

  Ottawa, 25 October 2006
  Aboriginal Christian Voice Network1
Prince Rupert, British Columbia
  Application 2005-1371-4
Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2006-93
26 July 2006

CIAJ-FM Prince Rupert - Licence renewal


The Commission renews the broadcasting licence for the low-power, commercial specialty (Christian music) FM radio programming undertaking CIAJ-FM Prince Rupert, from 1 January 2007 to 31 August 2013.2


The Commission did not receive any interventions in connection with this application.


The licence will be subject to the conditions set out in New licence form for commercial radio stations, Public Notice CRTC 1999-137, 24 August 1999, including required Canadian talent development expenditures as outlined in condition number 5, but with the exception of condition number 8. The licence will also be subject to the conditions set out in the appendix to this decision.


In accordance with Implementation of an employment equity policy, Public Notice CRTC 1992-59, 1 September 1992, the Commission encourages the licensee to consider employment equity issues in its hiring practices and in all other aspects of its management of human resources.
  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: 

Appendix to Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2006-605

  1. The licence will be subject to the conditions set out in New licence form for commercial radio stations, Public Notice CRTC 1999-137, 24 August 1999.
  2. The licensee shall operate the station within the Specialty format as defined in A Review of Certain Matters Concerning Radio, Public Notice 1995-60, 21 April 1995, as amended from time to time.
  3. The licensee shall ensure that, during each broadcast week, not less than 85% of its musical selections broadcast are drawn from subcategory 35 (Non-classic religious).3
  4. The licensee shall broadcast at least six hours of balance programming in each broadcast week.
  5. The licensee shall not broadcast any commercial messages.
  6. The licensee shall broadcast exclusively religious programming as defined in Religious Broadcasting Policy, Public Notice CRTC 1993-78, 3 June 1993 (Public Notice 1993-78).
  7. Whereas the licensee broadcasts religious programming as defined in Public Notice 1993-78, the licensee shall adhere to the guidelines set out in sections III.B.2.a) and IV of that public notice with respect to the provision of balance and ethics in religious programming, as amended from time to time.

[1] Formerly known as Christian Family Inspirational Radio Ministries.

[2] The term of this licence was extended for administrative reasons. In Administrative renewals, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2006-396, 23 August 2006, the Commission extended the licence term to 31 December 2006.

[3] The Commission notes that the licensee, in order to reflect the changes to music content categories announced in Revised content categories and subcategories for radio, Public Notice CRTC 2000-14, 28 January 2000, proposed to replace its condition of licence that it draw at least 85% of the total weekly music from subcategory 34 (Non-classic religious) with this condition of licence.

Date Modified: 2006-10-25

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