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Broadcasting Notice of Public Hearing CRTC 2008-12-2


See also: 2008-12, 2008-12-1, 2008-12-3

Ottawa, 18 November 2008


Notice of consultation and hearing


13 January 2009
National Capital Region
Deadline for submission of comments: 20 November 2008


Review of English- and French-language broadcasting services in English and French linguistic minority communities in Canada

  Further to the publication of Broadcasting Notices of Public Hearing 2008-12, dated 16 October 2008, and 2008-12-1, dated 7 November 2008, relating to a public hearing that will be held commencing 13 January 2009 at 9 a.m. at the Conference Centre, Phase IV, 140 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau, Quebec, the Commission announces the following.

Additional documents placed on the public record of the proceeding

1. In Broadcasting Notice of Public Hearing 2008-12-1, the Commission announced that it had placed on the public record of the proceeding a study entitled Sounds and Images, on the availability of radio, television, cable and high-speed Internet services in Canada's English and French linguistic minority communities. This study was prepared, at the Commission's request, by the external consulting firm Brynaert et associés.
2. The Commission had also asked the same consulting firm to provide a quantitative analysis by province and territory of the results from Sounds and Images. The Commission has now received the analysis of the study Radio, Television and Cable Services in Official Languages Minority Communities. It is available upon request to the Commission.
3. Interested parties are invited to consult the study and the analysis when formulating their observations.
4. The Commission reminds parties that this study and its analysis reflect the views of the consultants and not those of the Commission and that they determine neither the agenda nor the outcome of the proceeding.


5. The Commission notes that the deadline for filing comments and proposals for this proceeding is 20 November 2008. For further details regarding this proceeding, interested parties may refer to Broadcasting Notice of Public Hearing 2008-12.
  Secretary General
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