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Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2008-75

  Ottawa, 29 August 2008
  Notice of consultation
  Applications received
Various locations
Deadline for submission of interventions/comments: 3 October 2008
  The Commission has received the following applications:

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

  Item Applicant and Locality


591989 B.C. Ltd.
Peterborough, Ontario
Application No. 2008-1069-9


Blackburn Radio Inc.
Wingham and Centreville/Meaford, Ontario
Application No. 2008-0985-8

1. Peterborough, Ontario
Application No. 2008-1069-9
  Application by 591989 B.C. Ltd., a subsidiary of Corus Entertainment Inc., for the use of frequency 100.5 MHz (channel 263B1) with an average effective radiated power of 5,000 watts (maximum effective radiated power of 15,000 watts with an average effective height of antenna above average terrain of 75.3 metres) for the operation of the English-language commercial FM radio programming undertaking in Peterborough, Ontario, which was approved in Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2008-98, Licensing of new radio stations to serve Peterborough and the City of Kawartha Lakes, 8 May 2008 (Decision 2008-98) to replace its AM station CKRU.
  The present application is filed in response to Decision 2008-98, in which the Commission stated that it would only issue a licence to 591989 B.C. Ltd., if it submitted, within three months from the date of the decision, an application proposing the use of another FM frequency and technical parameters that are acceptable to both the Commission and the Department of Industry.
  Licensee's address:

181 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5J 2T3
Fax: 416-642-3779
  Examination of application:

980 KRUZ
151 King Street
Peterborough, Ontario
2. Wingham and Centreville/Meaford, Ontario
Application No. 2008-0985-8
  Application by Blackburn Radio Inc. (Blackburn) to amend the licence of the English-language commercial radio programming undertaking CKNX-FM Wingham and its transmitter CKNX-FM-2 Centreville/Meaford.
  The licensee proposes to change the frequency from 104.9 MHz (channel 285LP) to 102.7 MHz (channel 274A1) of its transmitter CKNX-FM-2 Centreville/Meaford. In addition, the licensee proposes to increase the average effective radiated power from 5 watts to 250 watts.
  The licensee wishes to obtain a protected frequency for CKNX-FM-2 that will provide a more stable method of delivery into Meaford and vicinity than is currently achieved via their unprotected, low-power FM repeater.
  The licensee states that this request has been motivated in part by an application by Evanov Communications Inc. (Evanov) for the use of 104.9 MHz for an English language FM station in Shelburne (Ontario). It is noted that, subsequently, in Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2008-159 dated 1 August 2008, Evanov's Shelburne new FM application has been denied.
  The licensee also notes that because Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation operates its CHWC-FM station on 104.9 MHz which is available in Centreville/Meaford, Blackburn's on-air identification and general promotion of their Centreville/Meaford repeater on 104.9 MHz is problematic and confusing.
  The transmitter location would remain at the present CKNX-FM-2 Centreville/Meaford transmitter site.
  Licensee's address:

215 Carling Terrace
Wingham, Ontario
N0G 2W0
Fax: 519-357-1897
  Examination of application:

At the licensee's address, and

Meaford Public Library
15 Throwbridge St. W.
Meaford, Ontario

Public Participation


Deadline for Interventions/Comments


3 October 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
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