ARCHIVED - Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2008-72

This page has been archived on the Web

Information identified as archived on the Web is for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. Archived Decisions, Notices and Orders (DNOs) remain in effect except to the extent they are amended or reversed by the Commission, a court, or the government. The text of archived information has not been altered or updated after the date of archiving. Changes to DNOs are published as “dashes” to the original DNO number. Web pages that are archived on the Web are not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards. As per the Communications Policy of the Government of Canada, you can request alternate formats by contacting us.


Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2008-72

  Ottawa, 19 August 2008
  Notice of consultation
  Applications received
Various locations
Deadline for submission of interventions/comments: 23 September 2008
  The Commission has received the following applications:

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

  Item Applicant and Locality


Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Woodstock, New Brunswick
Application No. 2008-1037-6


Radio Rimouski inc.
Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec
Application No. 2008-0993-1


Vista Radio Ltd.
Nelson, British Columbia
Application No. 2008-1015-2
1. Woodstock, New Brunswick
Application No. 2008-1037-6
  Application by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) to amend the licence of the English-language FM radio programming undertaking CBZF-FM Fredericton, New Brunswick.
  The licensee proposes to amend the transmitter CBZW-FM Woodstock by changing the frequency from 91.9 MHz (channel 220LP) to 95.3 MHz (channel 237LP).
  The licensee indicated that the change in frequency will avoid a potential interference from its French-language FM transmitter CBAF-FM-21 at Bon Accord which will operate on 91.7 MHz (channel 219C) once implemented.
  Licensee's address:

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

The Reception, Town Hall
417 Cornell Street
Unit 6
Woodstock, New Brunswick


The Reception, CBC Fredericton
1160 Regent Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick
2. Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec
Application No. 2008-0993-1
  Application by Radio Rimouski inc. to amend the licence of the French-language specialty FM radio programming undertaking CFYX-FM Rimouski, Quebec.
  The licensee proposes to add an FM transmitter at Rivière-du-Loup to broadcast in its entirety the programming of CFYX-FM Rimouski in order to serve the population of Rivière-du-Loup.
  The transmitter would operate on frequency 103.1 MHz (channel 276LP) with an average effective radiated power of 13 watts (maximum effective radiated power 50 watts/effective antenna height of 31.1 metres).
  Further, the licensee states that it could better compete with Astral's Rimouski and Saguenay stations as well as with the Rimouski Canadian Broadcasting Corporation which can be heard in Rivière-du-Loup.
  Licensee's address:

158 St-Germain-West Street
Rimouski, Quebec
G5L 4B7
Fax: 418-862-7704
  Examination of application:

At the licensee's address


Groupe Radio Simard
64 Hotel-de-ville Street
Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec
3. Nelson, British Columbia
Application No. 2008-1015-2
  Application by Vista Radio Ltd. (Vista) relating to the licence of the commercial English-language radio programming undertaking CHNV-FM Nelson.
  Vista proposes to change the authorized contours of its transmitter in Nelson by increasing the average effective radiated power from 84 watts to 1,100 watts (maximum effective radiated power of 2,400 watts), by increasing the effective antenna height to 376 metres and by relocating the transmitter.
  Vista indicates that the quality of the signal is very poor and that it does not cover the highway which is a critical part of life in Nelson. It further states that these changes will improve the quality of CHNV-FM's signal.
  Licensee's address:

4615 Canterra Tower
400 Third Avenue, South West
Calgary, Alberta
T2P 4H2
Fax: 403-265-2887
  Examination of application:

312 Hall Street
Nelson, British Columbia

Public Participation


Deadline for Interventions/Comments


23 September 2008

  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
  This document is available in alternative format upon request, and may also be examined in PDF format or in HTML at the following Internet site:

Date Modified: 2008-08-19

Date modified: