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Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2007-140

  Ottawa, 15 May 2007
  Fabrique de la Paroisse L'Assomption-de-la-Ste-Vierge
L'Assomption, Quebec
  Application 2006-1507-3, received 20 November 2006
Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2007-23
9 March 2007

VF8017 L'Assomption - Licence renewal


The Commission renews the broadcasting licence for the French-language, religious FM radio programming undertaking VF8017 L'Assomption, from 1 September 2007 to 31 August 2014.


The station broadcasts a minimum of 25 hours of local programming in each broadcast week. It provides live broadcasts of masses, weddings, funerals, baptisms and other similar religious celebrations.


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


The Commission emphasizes that the licensee must not broadcast the programming of any other programming undertaking and that the programming broadcast by the licensee must meet the needs of the community it serves.


The licence will be subject to the conditions specified therein as well as to the following conditions:
  • The licensee shall broadcast programming consisting solely of religious services, including masses, weddings, funerals, baptisms and other similar religious celebrations, with the exception of programs or program segments it produces for the purpose of ensuring balance on matters of public concern. Such programs or program segments shall also comply with guidelines (i) to (iv) contained in section III.B.2a) of Religious Broadcasting Policy, Public Notice CRTC 1993-78, 3 June 1993.
  • The licensee shall adhere to the guidelines on ethics for religious programming, as set out in section IV of Religious Broadcasting Policy, Public Notice CRTC 1993-78, 3 June 1993, as amended from time to time.
  • The licensee shall not broadcast advertising material.
  Secretary General
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