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Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2008-218

  Ottawa, 25 August 2008
  Bethany Pentecostal Tabernacle
Whitehorse, Yukon
  Application 2008-0133-3, received 25 January 2008
Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2008-54
18 June 2008

CIAY-FM Whitehorse - Licence renewal


The Commission renews the broadcasting licence for the low-power English-language specialty FM radio programming undertaking CIAY-FM Whitehorse, Yukon from 1 September 2008 to 31 August 2015. The licence will be subject to the conditions set out in the appendix to this decision.


The Commission reminds the licensee of the importance of providing local spoken word programming, including newscasts, sports and weather, that meets the needs of the community it serves.


The Commission encourages the licensee to seek Canadian sources for the provision of non-local programming when possible.


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


The Commission further reminds the licensee that it is required to adhere to the requirements relating to contributions to Canadian content development set out in section 15 of the Radio Regulations, 1986, as amended by Regulations Amending the Radio Regulations, 1986, SOR/2008-177, 28 May 2008, announced in Broadcasting Public Notice 2008-67.
  Secretary General

Related document

  • Amendments to the Radio Regulations, 1986 - Implementation of the Commercial Radio Policy 2006 and the Digital Radio Policy - Regulatory Policy, Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2008-67, 23 July 2008
  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 2008-218


Conditions of licence


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 2008, with the exception of conditions nos. 1 and 5.


2. The licensee must operate the station within the specialty format as defined in A review of certain matters concerning radio, Public Notice CRTC 1995-60, 21 April 1995, as amended from time to time.


3. The licensee must devote at least 95% of the musical selections it broadcasts each week to selections from sub-category 35 (non-classic religious).


4. The licensee must adhere to the guidelines on ethics for religious programming set out in section IV of the Religious Broadcasting Policy, Public Notice CRTC 1993-78, 3 June 1993, regarding tolerance, integrity, social responsibility and solicitation of funds.


5. The licensee must broadcast no more than 6 minutes of advertising in any broadcast hour, and broadcast an average of no more than 4 minutes of advertising in every broadcast hour up to a total of 504 minutes of advertising per week.


6. The licensee shall adhere to the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' Equitable Portrayal Code, as amended from time to time and approved by the Commission. However, the application of the foregoing condition of licence will be suspended if the licensee is a member in good standing of the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council.



  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.

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