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Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2006-54

  See also: 2006-54-1

Ottawa, 26 April 2006
  The Commission has received the following applications. The deadline for submission of interventions/comments is 31 May 2006.
  Item Applicant and Locality


Toronto Maple Leafs Network Ltd.
Across Canada


Vidéotron Ltd.
La Pocatière, Quebec


Sherbrooke, Quebec


Telephone City Broadcast Limited
Brantford, Ontario


United Christian Broadcasters Canada
Foymount, Ontario


Blackburn Radio Inc.
Leamington, Ontario


CJRN 710 Inc.
Niagara Falls, Ontario


Native Communication Inc.
Swan Lake, Manitoba


Radio communautaire du Manitoba Inc.
Winnipeg, Manitoba


Trust Communications Ministries
Iqaluit, Nunavut
1. Across Canada
Application No. 2006-0118-9
  Application by Toronto Maple Leafs Network Ltd. to amend the licence of the regional Category 2 specialty programming undertaking known as LeafsTV.
  The licensee proposes to make the above-noted service available for distribution in high definition format. The programming would be the same as the standard definition 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:

40 Bay Street
Suite 400
Toronto, Ontario
M5J 2X2
Fax: (416) 815-5695
  Examination of application:

At the licensee's address

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

2. La Pocatière, Quebec
Application No. 2005-1135-4
  Application by Vidéotron Ltd. to amend the licence of its cable distribution undertaking serving La Pocatière.
  The licensee requests an exemption, by condition of licence, of its requirement under section 17 of the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations (the Regulations) with respect to the priority carriage of TVA's signal.
  The licensee proposes to replace the CIMT-TV (TVA Rivière-du-Loup) signal with the CFCM-TV's (TVA, Quebec) signal and distribute CFCM-TV with the same priority as would normally be accorded to CIMT-TV under section 17 of the Regulations.
  Videotron stated that it intends to continue the distribution of CIMT-TV on the basic service but would not distribute this station on a priority basis.
  Licensee's address:

465 McGill Street
5th floor
Montréal, Quebec
H2Y 4A6
Fax: (514) 380-4664
  Examination of application:

300 Viger Avenue East
Montréal, Quebec


City Hall
7 Place de l'Église
Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

3. Sherbrooke, Quebec
Application No. 2005-1357-4
  Application by Radio-Soleil-Estrie to renew the licence of the radio distribution undertaking CIRA-FM-1 Sherbrooke, expiring 31 August 2006.
  This undertaking distributes in non-encrypted mode, the programming service of
CIRA-FM Montréal.
  Licensee's address:

130 de la Cathédrale Street
Sherbrooke, Quebec
J1H 4M1
  Examination of application:

At licensee's address

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

4. Brantford, Ontario
Application No. 2006-0144-4
  Application by Telephone City Broadcast Limited relating to the licence of radio programming undertaking CKPC Brantford.
  The licensee proposes to change its authorized contours by increasing the transmitter power, day and night, from 10,000 to 25,000 watts.
  The licensee indicated that this change will increase the station's coverage and improve service both during the day and the night, in all directions.
  The Commission notes that a similar power increase was approved in Decision CRTC 90-811, 28 August 1990, but never implemented.
  The licensee indicated that the resulting coverage will be slightly different than that entailed by Decision CRTC 90-811.
  Licensee's address:

Telephone City Broadcast Limited
571 West Street
Brantford, Ontario
N3T 5P8
Fax: (519) 753-1470
  Examination of application:

CKPC Studios
571 West Street
Brantford, Ontario

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

5. Foymount, Ontario
Application No. 2005-1298-0
  Application by United Christian Broadcasters Canada to amend the licence of radio programming undertaking CKJJ-FM Belleville, Ontario.
  The licensee proposes to add an FM transmitter at Foymount, Ontario to broadcast the programming of CKJJ-FM Belleville, in order to serve the population of central Renfrew county.
  The transmitter would operate on frequency 106.5 MHz (channel 293 C1) with an average effective radiated power of 26,915 watts (maximum effective radiated power of 100,000 watts/antenna height of 285.8 metres).
  The applicant indicates that the new service will meet the needs of the community underserved by stations offering adult christian contemporary programming.
  Licensee's address:

P.O. Box 23095
Belleville, Ontario
K8P 5J3
Fax: (613) 966-3211
  Examination of application:

Home Hardware
59 Hastings Street
Bancroft, Ontario

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

6. Leamington, Ontario
Application No. 2006-0239-3
  Application by Blackburn Radio Inc. to amend the licence of radio programming undertaking CHYR-FM Leamington.
  The licensee proposes to change the authorized contours by decreasing the average effective radiated power from 19,320 watts to 10,650 watts by increasing the antenna height and by relocating the transmitter (maximum effective radiated power 27,000 watts/antenna height 152.9 metres).
  The licensee states that the proposed changes will result in a better quality signal to listeners located in Essex County, which forms part of its licensed area, who are currently experiencing poor reception of CHYR-FM.
  Licensee's address:

700 Richmond Street-Unit 204
London, Ontario
N6A 5C7
Fax: (519) 679-5321
  Examination of application:

100 Talbot Street
Leamington, Ontario

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

7. Niagara Falls, Ontario
Application No. 2006-0338-3
  Application by CJRN 710 Inc. relating to the licence of radio programming undertaking CFLZ-FM Niagara Falls.
  The licensee proposes to change the authorized contours by decreasing the average effective radiated power from 7,200 watts to 4,000 watts, by decreasing the antenna height and by relocating the transmitter (maximum effective radiated power 15,000 watts/antenna height 127.4 metres).
  The licensee advised that the proposed changes would provide a much better coverage within its licensed area resulting in an improvement of service.
  The authorized contours of the station will change significantly resulting from the proposed decrease in power, decrease in transmitter height and relocation of the transmitter site. The coverage south of the Canadian border will also be reduced.
  Licensee's address:

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

At the licensee's address

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

8. Swan Lake, Manitoba
Application No. 2006-0251-7
  Application by Native Communication Inc. to amend the licence of radio programming undertaking CINC-FM Thompson, Manitoba.
  The licensee proposes to add an FM transmitter at Swan Lake to broadcast the programming of CINC-FM, in order to serve the population of Swan Lake.
  The transmitter would operate on frequency 90.5 MHz (channel 213A) with an effective radiated power of 3,700 watts (non-directional antenna/antenna height of 51.2 metres).
  Licensee's address:

Native Communication Inc.
1507 Inkster Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R2X 1R2
Fax: (204) 779-5628
  Examination of application:

Swan Lake First Nation
Band Office
Swan Lake, Manitoba

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

9. Winnipeg, Manitoba
Application No. 2006-0101-4
  Application by Radio communautaire du Manitoba Inc. to amend the licence of the community type A radio programming undertaking CKXL-FM Winnipeg.
  The licensee seeks authority to reduce its weekly station-produced programming from 121 hours to 68 hours.
  The licensee will however continue to broadcast 40 hours per week produced by the Réseau francophone d`Amérique.
  Owing to its reliance on community volunteers' support, the licensee does not have the necessary human resources to maintain a level of 121 hours of station-produced programming each week.
  Licensee's address:

340 Provencher Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R2H 0G7
Fax: (204) 233-3646
  Examination of application:

At the licensee's address

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

10. Iqaluit, Nunavut
Application No. 2005-1470-5
  Application by Trust Communications Ministries to amend the licence of radio programming undertaking CJLF-FM Barrie, Ontario.
  The licensee proposes to add an FM transmitter at Iqaluit to broadcast the programming of CJLF-FM, in order to serve the population of Iqaluit.
  The transmitter would operate on frequency 105.5 MHz (channel 288A1) with an effective radiated power of 250 watts (non-directional antenna/antenna height of
-13.9 metres).
  Licensee's address:

115 Bell Farm Road
Suite 111
Barrie, Ontario
L4M 5G1
Fax: (705) 735-3301
  Examination of application:

Chris Keats
Iqaluit, Nunavut

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]


Public Participation


Deadline for Interventions/Comments


31 May 2006

  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.
  Important notice
  Note that all information that you provide as part of this public process, except information granted confidentiality, whether sent by postal mail, facsimile, e-mail or through the Commission's web site at, becomes part of a publicly accessible file and will be posted on the Commission's web site. This information includes your personal information, such as your full name, e-mail address, postal/street address, telephone and facsimile number(s), and any other personal information you provide.
  Documents received electronically or otherwise will be put on the Commission's web site in their entirety exactly as you send them, including any personal information contained therein, in the official language and format in which they are received. Documents not received electronically will be available in PDF format.
  The personal information you provide will be used and may be disclosed for the purpose for which the information was obtained or compiled by the Commission, or for a use consistent with that purpose.
  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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