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Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2008-272

  Ottawa, 29 September 2008
  Maritime Broadcasting System Limited
Miramichi, New Brunswick
  Application 2008-0250-6, received 15 February 2008
Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2008-49
28 May 2008

CFAN-FM Miramichi - Licence renewal

1. The Commission renews the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial FM radio programming undertaking CFAN-FM Miramichi from 1 January 20091 to 31 August 2015.
2. The Commission did not receive any interventions in connection with this application.
3. The licence will be subject to the conditions set out in Public Notice 1999-137, with the exception of conditions 1 and 5, as well as condition 9 relating to the solicitation of local advertising, which does not apply to stations operating in a single-station market. The licence will also be subject to the conditions set out in the appendix to this decision.
4. The Commission 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 documents

  • 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
  • Commercial Radio Policy 2006, Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2006-158, 15 December 2006
  • Local programming policy for FM Radio - Definition of a single-station market, Public Notice CRTC 1993-121, 17 August 1993
  • New licence form for commercial radio stations, Public Notice CRTC 1999-137, 24 August 1999
  • Implementation of an employment equity policy, Public Notice CRTC 1992-59, 1 September 1992
  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 2008-272


Conditions of licence


1. The licence shall be subject to the conditions set out in New licence form for commercial radio stations, Public Notice CRTC 1999-137, 24 August 1999, with the exception of conditions 1, 5 and 9.


2. If the licensee broadcasts 42 or more hours of programming in any broadcast week, 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.




Employment equity

  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.

In Administrative renewals, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2008-245, 29 August 2008, the Commission administrively renewed the licence for CFAN-FM Miramichi from 1 September 2008 to 31 December 2008.


Date Modified: 2008-09-29
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