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Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2007-94

  Ottawa, 10 August 2007
  The Commission has received the following applications. The deadline for submission of interventions/comments is 14 September 2007.

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

  Item Applicant and Locality


Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Bon Accord, New Brunswick
Application No. 2007-1068-3


Vista Radio Ltd.
Powell River, British Columbia
Application No. 2007-1074-0


Bon Accord, New Brunswick
Application No. 2007-1068-3
  Application by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) to amend the licence of radio programming undertaking CBAF-FM Moncton, New Brunswick.
  The CBC proposes to amend the licence of CBAF-FM Moncton by changing the frequency, from 107.5 MHz (channel 298C) to 91.7 MHz (channel 219C), of its new transmitter at Bon Accord approved in CBAF-FM Moncton - New transmitter in Bon Accord, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2007-96, 22 March 2007.
  The CBC also proposes to change the authorized contours of the new transmitter at Bon Accord by decreasing the average effective radiated power from 26,900 watts to 24,400 watts (maximum effective radiated power of 69,600 watts / effective antenna height 301.9 metres).
  The Commission notes that there will be no significant change to the authorized contours.
  In accordance with the Canada - U.S. agreements on broadcasting frequencies, the CBC indicates that its frequency was not acceptable to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the U.S. regulatory agency that governs broadcasting.
  Therefore, the CBC has filed the above-mentioned application.
  Licensee's address:

181 Queen Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 1K9
Fax: 613-288-6257
  Examination of application:

Town Office - Reception
131 Pleasant Street
Suite 200
Grand Sault, New Brunswick


Powell River, British Columbia
Application No. 2007-1074-0
  Application by Vista Radio Ltd. (Vista) for the use of frequency 95.7 MHz (channel 239B) with an average effective radiated power of 1,200 watts (maximum effective radiated power of 5,800 watts/effective antenna height 416 metres) for the operation of the English-language commercial FM radio programming undertaking in Powell River, British Columbia, which was approved in Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2007-146, 18 May 2007 (Decision 2007-146), to replace its AM station CHQB.
  The present application is filed in response to Decision 2007-146, English-language FM radio programming undertakings in Powell River, in which the Commission stated that it would only issue a licence to Vista if it submitted, within three months from the date of the decision, an application proposing the use of another FM frequency and technical parameters that are acceptable to both the Commission and the Department of Industry.
  Applicant's address:

1625A McPhee Avenue
Courtenay, British Columbia
V9N 3A6
Fax: 250-334-9540
  Examination of application:

103-4675 Marine Avenue
Powell River, British Columbia

Public Participation


Deadline for Interventions/Comments


14 September 2007

  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]




by mail to
CRTC, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N2




by fax at

  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.
  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.
  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.
  Please note that the information you provide to the Commission as part of this public process is entered into an unsearchable database dedicated to this specific public process. This database is accessible only from the webpage of this particular public process. As a result, a general search of our website with the help of either our own search engine or a third-party search engine will not provide access to the information which was provided as part of this public process.
  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
Toll free Telephone: 1-877-249-2782
Toll-free TDD: 1-877-909-2782
Fax: 819-994-0218
  Metropolitan Place
99 Wyse Road, Suite 1410
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 4S5
Tel: 902-426-7997
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: 204-983-8274
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: 604-666-0778
Fax: 604-666-8322
  Secretary General
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