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Ottawa, 8 December 2009

Notice of applications received

Various locations
Deadline for submission of interventions/comments: 12 January 2010

The Commission has received the following applications:

[Broadcasting interventions/comments form]

Applicant and Locality

  1. Radio de la communauté francophone d’Ottawa
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Application No. 2009-1511-8
  2. Norwesto Communications Ltd.
    Sioux Lookout, Ontario
    Application No. 2009-1514-2
  3. Rogers Broadcasting Limited
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Application No. 2009-1538-2

1. Ottawa, Ontario
Application No. 2009-1511-8

Application by Radio de la communauté francophone d’Ottawa for the use of frequency 94.5 MHz (channel 233B1) for the operation of the new French-language Type B community FM radio programming undertaking approved in part in Reconsideration of Broadcasting Decision 2008-222 pursuant to Orders in Council P.C. 2008-1769 and P.C. 2008-1770, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2009-481, 11 August 2009 (Broadcasting Decision 2009-481).

The present application is filed in response to Broadcasting Decision 2009-481 in which the Commission stated that it would only issue a broadcasting licence to Radio de la communauté francophone d’Ottawa if it submitted an application proposing the use of another FM frequency that is acceptable to both the Commission and the Department of Industry.

The Commission notes that the Department of Industry finds the applicant’s proposal technically acceptable.

Applicant’s address:

28-181 Donald Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1K 1N1
Fax: 613-288-0878

Examination of application:

At the applicant’s address

2. Sioux Lookout, Ontario
Application No. 2009-1514-2

Application by Norwesto Communications Ltd. to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio programming undertaking CKQV-FM Vermilion Bay, Ontario in order to change the frequency of transmitter CKQV-FM-3 Sioux Lookout from 104.5 MHz (channel 283LP) to 104.1 MHz (channel 281LP). All other technical parameters remain unchanged.

The licensee states that it must change the transmitter’s frequency in order to eliminate the possibility of interference with its Dryden frequency.

Licensee’s address:

78 Spruce Street
Vermilion Bay, Ontario

Examination of application:

At the licensee’s address, and

Municipal Office
Fifth Avenue
Sioux Lookout, Ontario

3. Vancouver, British Columbia
Application No. 2009-1538-2

Application by Rogers Broadcasting Limited relating to the broadcasting licence for the transitional digital television programming undertaking CHNM-DT Vancouver, British Columbia.

The licensee proposes to modify the authorized contours by increasing the average effective radiated power (ERP) from 772 watts to 4,300 watts (maximum ERP from 1,354 watts to 8,300 watts with an effective height of the antenna above average terrain of 670 metres) and by relocating the antenna.

The licensee states that the population count inside the digital local A contour would increase from 2,105,995 to 2,116,180 and from 2,282,115 to 2,531,425 in the digital local B contour.

The licensee also states that the proposed changes would result in better signal quality for its Vancouver listeners using its own facilities.

Licensee’s address:

333 Bloor Street East
6th Floor
Toronto, Ontario
Fax: 416-935-8203

Examination of application:

Rogers Media Television
88 East Pender Street
Vancouver, British Columbia

Public Participation

Deadline for interventions/comments

12 January 2010

The intervention must be received by the Commission and by the applicant on or before the above-mentioned date. The Commission cannot be held responsible for postal delays and will not notify a party whose intervention is received after the deadline date. The intervention will not be considered by the Commission and will not be part of the public file

Interventions will be considered by the Commission and will form part of the public record of the proceeding without further notification to intervening parties, provided the procedure set out below has been followed. Parties will be contacted only if their submissions raise procedural questions.

Written interventions should be submitted to the Secretary General of the Commission in only one of the following formats:

by using the
[Broadcasting interventions/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.

Parties must ensure that, before initiating service through electronic mode, they will be able to satisfy the Commission, upon request, that service of the notification was completed.

Submissions longer than five pages should include a summary.

Each paragraph of the submission should be numbered. In addition, 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.

Interventions should clearly identify the application referred to and indicate whether parties support or oppose the application, or, if they propose changes to it, include the facts and grounds for their proposal.

Important notice

All information that parties provide as part of this public process, except information granted confidentiality, whether sent by postal mail, facsimile, e-mail or through the Commission’s website at, becomes part of a publicly accessible file and will be posted on the Commission’s website. This information includes personal information, such as full names, e-mail addresses, postal/street addresses, telephone and facsimile numbers, and any other personal information parties provide.

The personal information that parties 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 website in their entirety exactly as received, 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.

The information that parties 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 web page of this particular public process. As a result, a general search of the Commission’s website with the help of either its own search engine or a third-party search engine will not provide access to the information that was provided as part of this public process.

The Commission encourages interested parties to monitor the public examination file and the Commission’s website for additional information that they may find useful when preparing their interventions/comments.

Examination of documents

An electronic version of the applications is available from the Commission’s website by selecting the application number within this notice.

A list of all interventions will also be available on the Commission’s website. An electronic version of all interventions submitted will be accessible from this list. To access the list, select "Lists of interventions/comments" under "Public Proceedings" from the Commission’s website.

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 two (2) working days, at any other Commission offices and documentation centres.

Location of Commission offices

Toll-free telephone: 1-877-249-2782
Toll-free TDD: 1-877-909-2782

Les Terrasses de la Chaudière
Central Building
1 Promenade du Portage, Room 206
Gatineau, Quebec
J8X 4B1
Tel.: 819-997-2429
Fax: 819-994-0218

Regional offices

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

2220 – 12th Avenue
Suite 620
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4P 0M8
Tel.: 306-780-3422

10405 Jasper Avenue
Suite 520
Edmonton, Alberta
T5J 3N4
Tel.: 780-495-3224

580 Hornby Street
Suite 530
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6C 3B6
Tel.: 604-666-2111
TDD: 604-666-0778
Fax: 604-666-8322

Secretary General

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