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Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2008-228

  Ottawa, 27 August 2008
  Seaside Broadcasting Organization
Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia
  Application 2008-0228-2, received 12 February 2008
Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2008-49
28 May 2008

CFEP-FM Eastern Passage - Licence renewal


The Commission renews the broadcasting licence for the English-language Type B community radio programming undertaking CFEP-FM Eastern Passage, from 1 September 2008 to 31 August 2015. The licence will be subject to the conditions set out in the appendix to this decision.


Community radio licensees have the flexibility to reduce or increase their weekly broadcast time by up to 20% without application to the Commission. A change of more than 20%, however, requires prior Commission approval.


The Commission received an intervention in support of this application.
  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 2008-228


Conditions of licence and encouragement for the English language Type B community radio programming undertaking CFEP-FM Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia


Conditions of licence


1. The licence will be subject to the conditions set out in New licence form for community radio stations, Public Notice CRTC 2000-157, 16 November 2000.


2. The licensee shall devote, in each broadcast week, 12% or more of its musical selections from content category 3 (Special Interest Music) to Canadian selections broadcast in their entirety.




Employment equity

  The Commission considers that community radio stations should be particularly sensitive to employment equity issues in order to reflect fully the communities they serve. It encourages the licensee to consider these issues in its hiring practices and in all other aspects of its management of human resources.

Date Modified: 2008-08-27

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